But there’s now a stack of players being touted for a Fratton move this summer. Here the latest names on a lengthening list...
1. Dan Barlaser
Newcastle midfielder on loan at Accrington last season
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2. James Bolton
Right-back being touted as Nathan Thompson's successor
3. Lawrence Shankland
Scottish striker smashed in 34 goals in Scottish Championship last season for Ayr.
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4. Ellis Harrison
Ipswich striker has long been coveted by Pompey boss Kenny Jackett
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