Summer Portsmouth target seals agreement with Championship side Charlton

Summer Pompey target Jason Pearce has extended his stay with Charlton.

Friday, 12th July 2019, 10:38 am
Updated Monday, 15th July 2019, 1:15 am
Jason Pearce has signed a new Charlton deal. Picture: Scott Heavey

The defender has agreed a new contract which will keep him at The Valley for at least another two years.

But Kenny Jackett chose to bring in Paul Downing and Sean Raggett to bolster his options in the middle of defence.

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Pearce told cafc.co.uk: ‘I wanted to get that stability with the club, I enjoy it here. I love the club and it has been a good year and I feel like Charlton are on the up.

‘The club obviously had a bit of interest for me in the summer but it didn’t change anything, I wanted to stay here.

‘I’m proud that the club have allowed me to extend my contract and hopefully I can repay that with some good performances on the pitch.’

Jason Pearce with The News Sports Mail player of the season award in his Pompey days. Picture: Steve Reid (121404-330)