Ex-Cardiff and Millwall boss Neil Harris ruled out of Portsmouth manager hunt

Neil Harris is out of the running to be Pompey’s new boss.

Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 5:25 pm
Neil Harris has ruled himself out of running for the Pompey manager job. Picture: Lewis Storey

However, Harris was not keen on a short-term arrangement and declined the opportunity.

It is understood the 43-year-old would have been willing to drop out of the Championship for the Pompey job had a longer contract been available.

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Yet with the Blues favouring a temporary managerial appointment, Harris was not tempted.

Like Harris, both would prefer at least 18-month deals, yet still remain keen on taking charge at Fratton Park.

That would also allow the incoming boss time to impress to also earn consideration for a longer-term stay.

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