Sky Bet League TWo promotion hopefuls Portsmouth are closing in on Preston North End striker Eoin Doyle, according to reliable journalist Alan Nixon.
The 28-year-old striker has been linked with a move away from Deepdale in this transfer window, and Simon Grayson is contemplating letting the Republic of Ireland striker leave.
Portsmouth have emerged as a surprise potential suitor for the Championship striker, as Paul Cook looks to further bolster the striking options at his disposal.
The South Coast side were linked with a move for Bolton Wanderers striker Jamie Proctor, however, the potential availability of Eoin Doyle has seen Paul Cook’s attention switch to the former Chesterfield striker.
The ambitious signing of Eoin Doyle could be exactly what Portsmouth needs to help Paul Cook’s side climb further up the table and potentially fire them to promotion.
Portsmouth fans, what do you make of the news? Would you like to see to Eoin Doyle join your side? Is he the calibre of signing that you’d like to see Portsmouth make? Should he be Portsmouth’s priority on Deadline Day? Could he be the difference for Portsmouth in the second half of the season? Let us hear your thoughts and opinions in the comment section below!