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Key update emerges regarding on-loan Portsmouth striker



Kenny Jackett has confirmed Portsmouth are looking to recall striker Adam May in January from his loan spell at League Two side Swindon Town.

The 21-year-old midfielder has made just one start for the Robins so far in League Two, playing a total of 199 minutes for the Wiltshire side over eight appearances.

May has only been included in Richie Wellens’ match-day squad once in the last ten matches.

Pompey boss Kenny Jackett has been speaking to the Portsmouth News about May, stating that discussions have already taken place between the two clubs about the potential for a recall.

“Adam hasn’t got into Swindon’s 18 [man-squad] for quite a consistent period,” Jackett said.

“The clubs have talked at boardroom level through Mark Catlin and we will now see.”

Adam has to keep going through December, football can throw different things at you and hopefully he can get back in this month. We will assess it at the start of January,” the Pompey boss.

Jackett may also consider sending May back out on a second loan spell until the end of the season if the club decide to recall the 21-year-old, with many players currently competing for places in the midfield at Fratton Park.

May has been losing out to former Portsmouth team-mate Danny Rose among others for a starting place in central midfield at the County Ground this season for Swindon.

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The Verdict

It is a disappointing set of circumstances for Adam May, especially as Swindon are performing extremely well in League Two as they sit top of the standings and seem set to challenge for promotion this season.

The 21-year-old has from now until the end of the month to prove to Richie Wellens that he is worthy of a starting place before Portsmouth make a final decision.

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