Portsmouth confident they've got their man after Sunderland make late move for Rangers midfielder

Portsmouth are confident they’ve won the race for Ross McCrorie.

Friday, 5th July 2019, 5:00 pm
Updated Friday, 5th July 2019, 5:03 pm
Pompey are close to announcing Ross McCrorie's arrival. Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

The Blues were this afternoon putting the finishing touches to the Rangers man's season-long loan arrival at Fratton Park.

Pompey look to have fended off late interest from League One rivals Sunderland to secure the 21-year-old's signature.

McCrorie has been in the city today and at the club, ahead of official confirmation of a move which has been well received by the Fratton faithful.

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Pompey are close to announcing Ross McCrorie's arrival. Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

It's been a different story north of the border, however, with Rangers fans angry at the prospect of losing a highly-regarded home-grown talent.