Portsmouth target proven goalscorer on deadline day

Pompey boss Kenny Jackett. Picture: Joe Pepler
Pompey boss Kenny Jackett. Picture: Joe Pepler

Pompey are focussing their deadline day on adding a proven goalscorer to their ranks.

But there’s space in the Blues’ squad budget to also add a midfielder to Kenny Jackett’s options.

Pompey go into the last day of the loan window looking at a number of different avenues for potential recruits.

Andre Green became Jackett’s ninth summer signing when joining on loan from Aston Villa on Wednesday.

He follows David Wheeler and Ben Thompson in arriving from the Championship on deals for the season.

With up to five loans allowed in a matchday squad, that leaves space for another couple of temporary deals if the right players become available.

Jackett has stressed how content he is with his current options, however.

That means he will only look to make a move for another player before this afternoon’s 5pm deadline if he feels they can significantly raise the level of quality at his disposal.