Wilder on Pompey’s short list

Oxford United boss Chris Wilder
Oxford United boss Chris Wilder
Nathan Thompson played in a central midfield role against Scunthorpe. Picture: Joe Pepler

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Pompey have made an official approach to Oxford United to speak to their manager Chris Wilder.

U’s chairman Ian Lenagan revealed a request had been made by an unknown club, however, it us understood to be from the Blues.

Pompey are currently compiling a short list to fill the vacancy created by Guy Whittingham’s sacking on Monday.

It is believed Wilder’s name is on it – alongside former Crawley boss Richie Barker – as the Blues begin eyeing likely candidates for interview.