Flourishing Birmingham loanee Steve Seddon details his future amid calls from Portsmouth fans to sign him permanently

Steve Seddon confessed he wants to find a permanent home this summer.

By Will Rooney
Monday, 2nd March 2020, 6:00 am

But the left-back admitted it’s too early to start thinking whether Pompey could be his final destination.

Seddon's flourished at Fratton Park since arriving on loan from Birmingham City in January.

He’s helped propel the Blues into the League One play-off places, registering one goal and five assists in 14 appearances.

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Seddon’s become a firm favourite among Pompey fans because of his marauding runs down the flank and superb set-piece prowess.

After bagging his maiden goal for Kenny Jackett’s side in the 3-0 win over Rochdale on Friday, there were plenty of calls from supporters to sign him permanently in the summer.

The 22-year-old has found first-team opportunities difficult to come by at St Andrew’s. He featured just five times for Pep Clotet’s men during the first half of the campaign and was not included in a match-day squad after August 25.

His loan spell on the south coast is the third of his career, having been at Stevenage and AFC Wimbledon last term.

Steve Seddon celebrates his maiden Pompey goal against Rochdale. Picture: Robin Jones

Seddon knows he’s set for talks about his future with Birmingham during the off-season.

Although, he's putting thoughts of that to the back of his mind for now.

His full concentration is on helping Pompey in their promotion push.

Seddon said: ‘First and foremost, I’m taking things game by game.

‘I’m not the type of person who looks too far into the future. For me, we have got Arsenal and then Peterborough and they’re two massive games.

‘If I’m honest, my family and my agent can worry about things like that.

‘For me, it’s about playing football and that’s what I enjoy doing. So that’s what I’ll continue to do and play to the best of my ability.

‘I do want a permanent home, but I’m limited to saying things at the moment.

‘We’ll have to see where I am in Birmingham’s eyes in the summer. At the end of the day, I am contracted to them.

‘But, definitely, we will have to see where I’m at from their point of view.’

Seddon is under contract at St Andrew’s until the summer of 2021, after penning a two-year deal last July.

The club hold the option of an additional 12 months.

Pompey's other left-back options, Lee Brown and Brandon Haunstrup, are both out of contract at the end of the campaign.