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Kal Naismith has revealed Pompey was the only place for him.

The former Rangers forward penned a three-year deal at Fratton Park today – with Accrington Stanley receiving an undisclosed fee from the Blues.

Kal Naismith

Kal Naismith

And the 23-year-old insisted his move to Fratton Park was an easy decision after he heard of the club’s interest.

Naismith said: ‘The deal came about about a week ago.

‘There was other interest but once I knew Pompey wanted me it was the only place I wanted to go.

‘I’m delighted a club like Pompey were interested in me.’

Naismith played 17 times and scored once for Rangers.

He had spells on loan at Cowdenbeath and Partick Thistle before sealing a move to Accrington in 2013.

The Glasgow-born forward went on to score 14 times in 73 appearances during his stay at the Crown Ground.

He has now become the second summer arrival at Fratton Park – following Kyle Bennett – as new boss Paul Cook begins to shape his squad.