Former Portsmouth defender Brandon Haunstrup has completed a move to Scottish side Kilmarnock.
With the 2019/2020 over for League One side Portsmouth, boss Kenny Jackett will look to build a side capable of gaining promotion to the Championship having suffered a second consecutive failure to do so.
Whilst a number of players could arrive at Fratton Park, some are also set to leave and it has now been confirmed that Haunstrup has completed a free transfer to Kilmarnock.
The 23-year-old, who is expected to compete with left sided defender Calum Waters, spoke after the completion of his move, saying: “The move has been in the pipeline for a little while and I couldn’t wait to get up here and I’m delighted it is all sorted.
“As a player, I’m energetic and like getting forward and I’m happy playing left back or as a wing back. The manager, coaching staff and players all seem great and I can’t wait to get started.”
Haunstrup appeared just 10 times in the league for Portsmouth last season whilst also featuring in the two-legged semi-final with Oxford.
Haunstrup’s move to Kilmarnock will offer Jackett the chance to find a new left sided defender but with a potential salary cap, the Pompey boss may need to have a closer look at his academy players first.
One thing is for sure, Portsmouth need to bring in the right type of player to avoid any such disappointment next term.
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