Ronan Curtis' potential Eire debut won't cost Portsmouth

Pompey will not be hit in the pocket should Ronan Curtis tonight make his Republic of Ireland debut.

Tuesday, 11th September 2018, 12:26 pm
Updated Tuesday, 11th September 2018, 12:33 pm
Ronan Curtis is in the frame for a Republic of Ireland debut tonight against Poland. Picture: Joe Pepler

It is understood the deal agreed with Derry City over the forward's transfer does not contain a clause for further payment in recognition of international honours.

Despite being a Republic of Ireland under-21 international, such a stipulation was not demanded by the Irish club during negotiations over the 22-year-old's summer move.

Curtis was recruited by the Blues in May for a fee believed to be around £100,000.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

That continues to look a bargain following the forward's blistering start to his Fratton Park career.

The Republic of Ireland face Poland tonight (7.45pm) in an international friendly.

Have you read?