Pompey laud Pitman's proven class

The proven quality of Brett Pitman has been saluted after his Pompey arrival.

Friday, 14th July 2017, 10:51 am
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:46 am
Pompey have competed the signing of Brett Pitman

The Blues have sent out a signal of intent for the new season by landing the striker on a three-year deal from Ipswich.

The 29-year-old has an impressive goalscoring record at all levels of the Football League.

Pompey believe it’s his experience which will also prove key moving forward, however.

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Chief executive Mark Catlin said: ‘Brett has been on the Pompey radar for a number of months.

‘We’re just so glad we can finally get it over the line with time to prepare before the start of the season.

‘We have a clear plan and strategy moving forward.

‘While we have an exciting squad of younger players, it’s also important that it’s mixed with players of prove quality and experience.’