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The Arsenal, Aston Villa, Newcastle, Spurs, Barnsley, Millwall and non-league strikers Portsmouth could turn to in January

Danny Cowley could be ready to delve back into the loan market this winter to bolster his striking options.

By sam cox
Friday, 26th November 2021, 5:00 pm
Updated Friday, 26th November 2021, 5:23 pm

Pompey’s goalscoring woes have been well publicised this season, with John Marquis’ stuttering form coinciding with Gassan Ahadme and George Hirst adapting to League One football.

But this development hasn’t deterred Cowley’s focus on the January window, with a striker and a central defender at the top of his shopping list.

At present, the club have fulfilled their five loan spots meaning a member of the loan contingent would have to return to their parent employers to open up a space.

And there are a whole host of players across the Premier League 2, National League, and Championship (some perhaps more realistic than others!) who could fill the void if someone returns home.

Click through the list of those who could arrive in PO4 temporarily in over a month’s time.

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