The Pompey boss has stated players in the last year of their contracts is an area he’s exploring, as he goes about his player hunt.
We’ve looked at some of the players who fit the bill on that front, as we head towards the home straight of the January transfer window.
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1. On the lookout
Danny Cowley is on the lookout for left-sided players and is interested in those with contract expiring this summer - like Reading's Ethan Bristow.
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2. Dan Potts
Former Pompey loanee is coming to the end of his deal at Kenilworth Road, has featured just twice this season in the Championship and will be available in January.
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3. Tom Pearce
The Pompey link with the Wigan man is well established. His contract is up in the summer but has been featuring for the promotion chasers of late.
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4. Nesta Guinness-Walker
Promising AFC Wimbledon man has been linked with Pompey. Cowley has distanced himself from that talk, but will have suitors as his deal winds down.
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