Breaking: Rich Hughes delivers encouraging transfer latest for Portsmouth faithful

Rich Hughes has informed the Fratton faithful that Pompey are close to signing new players.
And he reiterated that ‘3-4 deals’ are presently in the works as the Championship season approaches.

The Blues have signed five new players this summer, the most recent being Sammy Silvera on loan from Middlesbrough. That was 11 days earlier, after Pompey had spent the previous week at a training camp in Croatia with Hughes in attendance. Nonetheless, their athletic director is pleased with how their chase of a number of new recruits is going.

He told The News: “There are a couple of other things we are working on.”

‘In terms of time frame, it’s difficult to estimate, but there are certainly 3-4 agreements that we believe are well underway and that we’re working to complete. Various positions.In a great manner, they’re all long-term objectives who we’ve been interested in since the end of last season.


Breaking: Rich Hughes delivers encouraging transfer latest for Pompey  faithful
‘We’ll address that as soon as we can. I couldn’t give you a specific time range, but we hope to bring in players as soon as possible.

‘There are a lot of various factors at play, but we are satisfied with the development, and there are continuous interactions.

‘As much as being outside

This week has been wonderful with the team and the staff; I’ve spent a lot of time on the phone and keeping things going, which is great.

‘Everything is going fairly well.’ Pompey return from Croatia on Friday, and their first pre-season friendly is scheduled for Gosport on July 16 (7pm).

Nonetheless, the recruitment process has moved quickly throughout their tenure in Medulin.

Hughes added, ‘It’s been good to be with the crew during downtime in Croatia. One of our strengths as a staff is maintaining tight relationships with the entire football team.

‘It is not a holiday for us; we all work really hard and long hours. Even when we’re eating lunch Everyone has their laptops out, firing away, and they’re doing it all day.

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