25 out-of-contract players who could fit the bill for Portsmouth

With the campaign at a close hundreds of players up and down the country are out-of-contract.

Thursday, 23rd May 2019, 5:12 pm
Chuks Aneke
Chuks Aneke

Pompey’s recruitment team will be doing their homework over who are the best frees for Kenny Jackett to land – here’s a list of 25 of those who could strengthen the Blues this summer

Jackett is an admirer and had a season to remember scoring 19 goals for promoted MK Dons in League Two
Released by Sheffield United. Would command decent wages but would be a heavy-hitting option.

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Hot property after smashing in the goals for play-off finallists Tranmere. Ipswich are said to be keen.
Linked with Pompey in the Cook era, the attacking midfielder bagged 16 goals for crisis club Bury this season
Top scorer for promoted League Two side MK Dons with 22 goals and one of the most attractive free agents out there
Classy defender will have plenty of suitors after his contract at Oxford came to a close
A rare bright light in Bradford's season scoring nine goals, the little midfielder has been released by Huddersfield.
Scored one of the goals of the season at Fratton Park. The powerful Gills striker has plenty of admirers.
Another highly-regarded Charlton prospect has been attracting interest from Scottish giants Celtic and Rangers
Released by Millwall, the former Manchester United man would be a decent addition to any League One midfield
Defender is out of contract with Gillingham
One of the raft of bright, attacking talents at Charlton but has been in and out of the first-team picture
Exciting attacking player looks certain to be on his way after Plymouth's relegation
Spent time on trial under Paul Cook and the right-back has now been released by Liverpool
Banged in the goals for Bury this season but, at 32, doesn't fit the Jackett Identikit for signings
Been released by Millwall and could be a right-back option if Nathan Thompson departs.
Pompey fans know what Lavery offers and the striker has now been released by Sheffield United
Known to be on Pompey's radar but has a number of Championship clubs interested.
Coventry's central defender is admired by Pompey - but has a lot of interest from the second tier
Viv Solomon-Otabor is out of contract at Birmingham and Jackett is keen after a reasonable loan spell
O'Keefe spent time at Fratton under Jackett and has been released by Cardiff.
Released by Wigan and spent the second half of the season on loan at Pompey
The defender is leaving Plymouth and Fratton is being spoken off as a possible destination
Scottish winger has long been admired by Pompey fans and his deal is up with relegated Plymouth
We couldn't not mention Crouchie! Okay, it's a little light-hearted but get him down the Park!