Portsmouth are eyeing up a mortgage swoop for Dinamo Zagreb midfielder Robbie Burton, studies from Croatia have acknowledged.
Danny Cowley is out there for extra new recruits as Portsmouth’s season-opener edges nearer.

As it stands, new signings Shaun Williams and Ryan Tunnicliffe are Pompey’s solely pure choices in central midfield. Youngster Liam Vincent can play in the course of the park, however most of his profession to date has been spent on the wing.
However, it has now emerged Portsmouth have set their sights on 21-yr-outdated midfielder Robbie Burton.

Burton, who was linked with Blackburn Rovers and Swansea City earlier this summer season, is reportedly heading for a transfer away from Dinamo Zagreb this summer season.
The teen has struggled to make an impression with the Croatian facet and now, Sportske Novosti has stated he might be a part of Portsmouth on mortgage.
The report states there may be still work to be done on a deal, however “parting is inevitable”.
Arsenal academy days
Before shifting to Dinamo Zagreb final yr, Burton had spent his complete profession to date within the Arsenal youth set-up.
He featured closely for the U18s and U23s, taking part in 34 and 31 occasions for the 2 sides respectively. The former Wales youth worldwide left with out making a senior look, however was named on the bench for his or her EFL Cup win over Nottingham Forest again in September 2019.
18 months in Croatia
Burton swapped the Emirates Stadium for Stadion Maksimir in February 2020, bringing an finish to his lengthy-time period affiliation with the Gunners.
Across all competitions, the central midfielder has performed 17 occasions for the Croatian facet, primarily that includes in a central midfield function.
Now, with Portsmouth stated to be pursuing a deal, it awaits to be seen if Burton completes a return to England earlier than the window slams shut on the finish of the month.


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