Barnsley strengthened with powerful new signing ahead of Portsmouth FA Cup visit

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Barnsley have bolstered their side ahead of the FA Cup visit to Pompey.

The Tykes have landed Austrian central defender Michael Sollbauer, subject to international clearance.

The 29-year-old arrives from Gerhard Struber’s former club Wolfsberger AC ahead of the fourth round clash at Fratton Park tomorrow.

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Sollbauer played 238 games in Austria’s top flight and captained his former club in the Europa League.

Barnsley have already signed Marcel Ritzmaier and Germany Under-20 international Kilian Ludewig in the January window.

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