Thompson set for Pompey return

Pompey defender Nathan Thompson is nearing a return to fitness.

Tuesday, 1st August 2017, 10:00 am
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:27 pm
Pompey defender Nathan Thompson Picture: Sarah Standing

The summer arrival has been injured since the second day of pre-season training.

The former Swindon captain picked up a foot injury after the Blues reported back for training under new boss Kenny Jackett last month.

He’s been unable to feature in any of Pompey’s pre-season friendlies and is not in contention for this weekend’s League One opener against Rochdale.

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However, the 26-year-old is on the road to recovery, with next week pencilled in for a possible return.

Jackett confirmed: With Thompson, we are looking at next week for his return.’