Thompson is Jackett's first Pompey signing

Nathan Thompson is Pompey's first signing under new manager Kenny Jackett.

Thursday, 22nd June 2017, 5:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 10:58 am
Nathan Thompson signs for Pompey in the company of Blues assistant manager Joe Gallen Picture: Joe Pepler

The 26-year-old has joined on a two-year deal after running down his contract at Swindon.

Thompson, who can play in the centre of defence, right-back or in midfield, was captain of the Robins team that was relegated from League One last season.

He made 36 appearances for Swindon last term, scoring twice.

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In total, Thompson made 157 appearances for the Wiltshire club after graduating through their academy system.

He said: ‘I wanted to sign for a club of this size.

‘It’s an exciting opportunity and one I’m looking forward to.

‘It was about the potential this club has, and, with the new owners it’s a great opportunity.’