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Last Updated: Thursday, 11 May 2006, 11:56 GMT 12:56 UK
Pompey release keeper Westerveld
Sander Westerveld
Westerveld spent a brief spell on loan at Everton in February
Portmouth will not offer a new contract to former Dutch international goalkeeper Sander Westerveld.

The 31-year-old joined Fratton Park on a one-year deal from Real Mallorca last summer but Pompey boss Harry Redknapp has decided not to renew his contract.

Westerveld has fallen below Dean Kiely and Jamie Ashdown in the pecking order at Fratton Park and only made seven appearances for the club.

Redknapp has also told striker Collins Mbesuma, 21, he can find a new club.

The Zambia forward arrived from South Africa champions Kaizer Chiefs last August for 500,000 on a three-year deal.

But Mbesuma made only four substitute appearances for former boss Alain Perrin and has not figured at all for Redknapp since he took over in December.

Redknapp is planning to boost his squad over the summer and will head to France and Italy in the next few days to search for potential new signings.

He is also keeping a close watch on Wigan's 4m-rated Senegal striker Henri Camara, who he signed on loan for Southampton last July.

Westerveld stays loyal to Pompey
10 Jan 06 |  Portsmouth
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12 Jul 05 |  Portsmouth

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