Portsmouth boss Kenny Jackett has confirmed that he would like to keep Sean Raggett at the club past his loan spell from Norwich City.
With the League One play-offs around the corner, Pompey boss Jackett will be fully focused on attempting to guide his side to the Championship, but plans are already taking shape to build a squad for next season.
Raggett, who arrived at Fratton Park last summer from parent club Norwich, has featured 26 times in the league for the club and largely been impressive, helping the team to 11 clean sheets whilst also chipping in with two goals and two assists.
Signing a one-year deal at the club, the 26-year-old central defender is expected to leave once the 2019/2020 season is completed.
However, it is now being reported by The News that a permanent offer could be made to sign the defender.
With his contract at Norwich set to expire at the end of this month, a move to offer Raggett terms is expected after watching him hold down a first team place at the heart of Jackett’s defence.
His potential arrival could coincide with a promotion to the Championship, a league in which the defender has played in with Norwich and Rotherham United in the past.
It seems a no brainer to make a move for Raggett this summer, especially with the defender being available on a free transfer.
A potential promotion to the Championship for Pompey would be a great step in the right direction, and Raggett would seemingly love another stint in England’s second tier if it can happen.
He has impressed this season, contributing both defensively and offensively and at 26-years-old he is approaching his peak years as a professional. This is a deal Jackett should try and get done.
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