Portsmouth making a lot of noise today. Or at least a lot of noise is being made around and about Portsmouth.
[T]he south coast club are sweating on the fitness of striker Lomana LuaLua after the DR Congo striker was carried off with an ankle injury in Friday's goalless friendly at Oxford United.Seems like his injury from last season still hasn't healed. That's not a good sign as Lua2 is their one class player and their offensive spark.
Unconfirmed reports suggest Campbell has already had a medical preparatory to him putting pen to paper on the contract he has agreed with Pompey.This is odd. Could Tony Adams (Pompey's new assistant manager) have lured his successor at Arsenal to join him on the South Coast? Would Campbell and Stefanovic be the slowest defensive pairing in the Premeirship? Will Southampton fans hate him as much asTottenham fans still do?
Vargas, with Argentinian club Colom de Santa, arrived last week for a medical and was in the stand at Oxford ahead of his proposed £1.6million move to Fratton Park.Cover for Matt Taylor, or is Taylor moving back into the midfield? Something for fantasy managers to keep a very close eye on.
This is perhaps the strangest move of them all. Pompey not satisfied with Westerweld and Chalkais? They need to complete the dodgy-keeper trifecta?
And James, the 36-year-old former Watford, Liverpool, Aston Villa and West Ham goalkeeper, was left out of both Manchester City's games on their pre-season tour of Shanghai despite travelling with the rest of the squad to China.
Redknapp has admitted he would like to bring the former England keeper to Fratton Park if a deal could be arranged at around £2 million.