Portsmouth goal scorer Benjani Mwaruwari (c) and Gary O'Neil (l)

10 free transfers Portsmouth boss Kenny Jackett could turn to to boost Blues

Pompey need some inspiration to help turn around a disappointing start to the season.

By Mark McMahon
Tuesday, 15th October 2019, 10:35 am
Updated Friday, 18th October 2019, 12:49 pm

Some might say a new manager might be the answer.

However, at this moment in time we’re going down the route of fresh faces player-wise and looking at what free transfers are currently available to Kenny Jackett if he did feel his troops could be added to.

Here’s who’s available if the manager did want to bolster his numbers…

Gary O’Neil

36-year-old former Pompey midfielder is currently training with MK Dons after leaving Bolton at the end of last season.

Matt Jarvis

One-time England international is looking for a new club after release from Norwich. Winger made nine appearances for Walsall last season following long-term injury.

Victor Anichebe

Ex-Sunderland and Everton striker is without a club after spell in China with Beijing Enterprises. Has been training with Doncaster and been linked with Kilmarnock.

Joe Ledley

Experienced midfielder with 77 caps for Wales. Aged 32, Ledley has played for Cardiff, Celtic, Crystal Palace and Derby.

Ben Marshall

28-year-old was released by Norwich in summer. Played 16 games on loan for Millwall last season. Has been linked with Bolton. Can play right-back or as a winger.

Jordon Mutch

27-year-old ex-Cardiff, QPR and Palace midfielder is back following spell in South Korea with Gyeongnam FC. Helped Cardiff reach Premier League in 2013.

Mile Jedinak

Tough-tackling Aussie is without a club after helping Villa win promotion to Premier League last term. Currently linked with a return to Australia but keen to stay in England.

James Morrison

Capped 46 times by Scotland, the 33-year-old midfielder is available after more than 300 appearances for West Brom.

Gary Hooper

31-year-old striker is without a club since leaving Sheffield Wednesday in summer. Scored 82 goals in three years at Celtic.

Marc Wilson

Now 32, the former Pompey youth product is available on a free after spells at Bournemouth, Stoke, Sunderland and Bolton. Can play in defence and midfield.1

Here’s who’s available if the manager did want to bolster his numbers…

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