Portsmouth track Scotland Serie B winger
Pompey are following Harvey St Clair, the Venezia winger.
The News has learned that the Blues are looking into a possible loan for the ex-Chelsea youngster, and Scotland’s under-21 international.
As a 19-year old, he turned down a deal with the Premier League side in order to continue his development.
St Clair joined Serie-B side Venezia’s in June 2018 and has since made 23 appearances.
Recently, he was an ineffective substitute in Sunday’s 1-1 draw at Cittadella which placed them 10th after three matches.
During his time as a member of the Winged Lions there were loan spells at Kilmarnock, and Italian clubs Seregno and Triestina.
St Clair, a right-sided attacking play, can also be used as a right side-back. He fits Danny Cowley’s criteria of young talent.
The Blues would like to loan the winger, who is in his last year of his contract.
This means he has one http://www.gulfportpharmacy.com/ space is left, and the head coach wants to fill it ahead of tomorrow’s close of the transfer window (11pm).
St Clair played in four Checkatrade Trophy matches in 2017-18 for Chelsea’s under-21 team. He also scored once.
It also includes facing Pompey in Fratton Park in January 2018, when Premier League youngsters were 2-1 winners.
St Clair played the full 90 minute match, but Charly Musonda won in stoppage time to win a dramatic victory over Kenny Jackett’s opponents.