Portsmouth closing in on deal for Sunderland transfer 'target' after fighting-off competition
Portsmouth are set to win the race for in-demand defender Clark Robertson – who had been linked with a move to Sunderland.
The Scottish centre back left Rotherham United earlier this summer and had been rumoured to be a target for the Black Cats, who are looking for a number of new signings.
Aberdeen and Plymouth Argyle were also reported to be keen on Robertson – but it’s Portsmouth who are now set to seal a deal.
The News report that the 27-year-old has agreed terms with the Fratton Park side and that the deal will be confirmed once a medical is completed.
Robertson will be Portsmouth’s second signing of the summer.
Sunderland meanwhile, are yet to dip into the market after releasing seven players at the conclusion of the 2020/21 season.
The club are actively seeking new recruits but are prepared to be patient in the pursuit of their key targets.