Pompey Sign McGee

Last updated : 12 July 2017 By Jim Bonner

Portsmouth have completed the signing of Tottenham goalkeeper Luke McGee on a three-year-deal for an undisclosed fee.

The 21-year-old had been at White Hart Lane since he was the age of ten and had a loan period at Peterborough last season where he was named the players' player of the season.

Posh fans say he's a top quality goalkeeper for his age and he isn't afraid to berate his defence for any mistakes. He can take crosses, make himself imposing and isn't error prone.

Kenny Jackett has obviously worked with him in the youth set up and knows him well and so on paper at least, this is a good signing although he will have to make a good first impression as Pompey fans aren't known for being patient with goalkeepers!

Interestingly the deal is a peramanent one rather than the many loans the club has had for the goalkeeper position in the past so this is a chance for Pompey to finally establish a number one keeper for more than just a season, as the club arguably haven't had someone like that since David James.

Former Pompey loanee and ex-Orient keeper Alex Cisak is also currently training with the club although it's unlikely he will sign a deal if he isn't going to get regular football. It would be an excellent backup signing if he did agree to join, though.

In other news, Fulham U-21's will play Pompey in the Checkatrade Trophy along with Charlton and Crawley. Nobody really cares though, do they?