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Pompey bring in Spurs' McGee on three year deal

Pompey bring in Spurs' McGee on three year deal

It is now done and dusted, Luke McGee has signed from Tottenham.

An undisclosed fee has secured the signature of the goalkeeper, 21, on a three year contract.

Finally, which hasn't been the case for a while really, it looks as if Pompey have some structure to the goalkeeping position at Fratton Park as McGee is tied down for the long(ish)-term and we also have the up and coming Alex Bass.

Having impressed at Peterborough last season, winning the Players' Player of the Year award at London Road, whilst turning out in 45 games, McGee is a player the Blues are obviously pleased to secure.

Joe Gallen told portsmouthfc.co.uk: 'We're very pleased to secure the signing of Luke. He's come through Tottenham's academy system and they've produced a lot of good players. He went on loan to Peterborough last season and picked up the Players` Player of the Season award.'

McGee is also a player Kenny Jackett knows personally from his time at Spurs - he impressed him and is backed by Gallen to do the job now and will simply 'improve in the future' too.

'And he's also someone that Kenny knows about from his time at Tottenham. He was really impressed with him,' added Gallen.

'It's great that we've been able to bring in a goalkeeper who's good enough now and is going to improve in the future.'

Welcome to Fratton Luke.

Yes, he's young, certainly in goalkeeping terms, but having got a season of first team football under his belt at Peterborough he doesn't arrive at the Park a complete novice.

It can be different playing at Fratton but having featured for Spurs in a game against AC Milan - albeit a pre-season friendly - in front of 75,000 fans a couple of years back that should stand him in good stead.

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Date:Wednesday July 12 2017
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