Transfer gossip: Pompey close in on Pitman

Pompey have been linked with a move for Ispwich Town striker Brett Pitman.

Thursday, 13th July 2017, 11:06 am
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:44 am
Ipswich Town front man Brett Pitman

Reports in Suffolk have suggested the Blues are closing in on the 29-year-old.

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Pitman could be available to leave Portman Road as Mick McCarthy shakes up his options this summer.

The former Bournemouth man was the Tractor Boys’ top scorer with 11 goals in his first campaign after joining the club.

But that was followed up with four goals last term, as he struggled to fit in with his side’s direct style of play.