The Man City, Chelsea, Brighton, ex-Everton aces and free agents who could solve Portsmouth's number-10 problem

It’s a position that many fans will concur needs strenghening this summer.

After four years without an out-and-out number 10, swathes of fans would agree Pompey need to recruit a specialised performer for the role.

Plenty of names have occupied the role since the return to League One. The likes of Gareth Evans, Brett Pitman, Conor Chaplin, Connor Ronan, Kyle Bennett, Ryan Williams and Michael Jacobs have all featured there.

As Danny Cowley continues his recruitment search, remedying the long-standing issue may be on his shopping list.

Here’s a look at some of the players who could fit the bill for the Pompey boss...