Has to be one of the big 'ones that got away' after it came to light Son had a Pompey trial in 2009.

Portsmouth triallists: The Manchester City legend, Tottenham Hotspur great, Aston Villa, Barcelona, Newcastle United and Paris St Germain stars who fell through Blues' grasp

Some went on to royal blue - while others painfully fell by the wayside.

By Jordan Cross
Thursday, 1st July 2021, 6:09 pm

Pompey have picked up some gems after trial periods down the years, but the Blues have also let some players through their grasp who have gone to have monumental careers in the game.

Here’s a list of some of the most famous - and infamous – triallists from the club’s history, along with some names which may catch you by surprise….

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