Is Mendy the right back option?
Whilst there are no direct quotes from the player himself about coming to Pompey, it is 'claimed' that we are interested in Bernard Mendy, who is quoted on sky sports as saying that he does want to return to England.
Currently he is a free agent, but training with Caen, after being released by Hull when they were relegated - well, in fact his contract was cancelled early.
From the limited I saw of him with Hull he looked a decent footballer, better than the footballer he looked when with Bolton earlier in his career, and would make a decent signing as a free agent.
Although, even if we are in fact interested in him, I retain my thoughts that a right back is not the priority, so do we need him?
Then again he can play further forward in midfield at a push and I 'think' that he can play in central defence too so he does have a fair degree of flexibility about him...
Steve Cotterill has recently said that Joel Ward's long-term future lies as a right back, so he is his long-term option in that role but it does still seem as though he is keen to bring in someone more experienced in the meantime though, perhaps Mendy is that man?
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