Portsmouth seal capture of Millwall's Mahlon Romeo in last-gasp transfer window swoop
Pompey have unveiled Mahlon Romeo as their 14th – and final – signing of the summer transfer window.
The Blues landed the Millwall right-back on a season-long loan barely 10 minutes before tonight’s 11pm deadline.
It seals the arrival of a Championship performer who has amassed 221 appearances and four goals during more than six years at The Den.
Romeo will now compete with Kieron Freeman for Pompey’s right-back slot, although can also be utilised as right-sided wing-back should Danny Cowley opt for a back three.
The Blues’ head coach created room in his squad for the 25-year-old’s arrival by letting Callum Johnson join Accrington on loan last week.
Romeo’s recruitment also allowed Cowley to loan out Haji Mnoga to Bromley until January for first-team experience.
The Millwall man represents the fifth loan signing of Pompey’s transfer window.
He joins Gassan Ahadme, Gavin Bazunu, George Hirst and Miguel Azeez.
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