'Duff' winger on the Pompey wish list?
Pompey are on the lookout for wingers this summer, our need for natural width had been apparent for most of the season and with this next season - and some real creative influence in the middle of the park - I feel we will literally be flying!
A 'fresh' name added to the 'linked to' columns with Pompey is Damien Duff who is said to have told friends 'he is leaving Newcastle this summer' and his home is 'already up for sale'...
At his very best he was a fantastic footballer who you would not have had to give any thought over before signing but the Irishman has had plenty of injuries and loss of form over the past few years, but if the price were right he could be worth a punt I reckon? Newcastle paid £5m for him, so I would expect that would be the maximum we would have to pay.
I know he is not to the liking of everyone, but if he could keep himself fit as he is on a free maybe Harry Kewell could be a left sided option too... keeping fit is his problem though, with it said that he cost Liverpool more than £100,000 for each game he played during his time there, which were not that many! The chances of him now being able to magically keep fit are not that great are they?
On the right side John Utaka was said to have played a blinder in the Friends of Kanu game last night, so lets hope we see this more next season - he keeps saying we will! I also have this sneaky feeling that maybe, just maybe Franck Songo'o might yet have a part to play for us, and we could see a bit of him next season...
I cannot wait for these wing positions to be filled, once we have these sorted as I say I think we are going to be in business!
PLAY UP POMPEY!