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Portsmouth seek stability

Clockwise from top left: Steve Finnan; Frederic Piquionne; Aaron Mokoena; the departed Peter Crouch and Glen Johnson; manager Paul Hart

MANAGER: Paul Hart (June 2008)

MAJOR INS: Steve Finnan (Espanyol, free), Aaron Mokoena (Blackburn, free), Frederic Piquionne (Lyon, loan), Antti Niemi (Fulham, free), Anthony Vanden Borre (Genoa, loan) Tommy Smith (Watford, undisclosed), Michael Brown (Wigan, nominal) Kevin-Prince Boateng (Tottenham, £4m) Aruna Dindane (Lens, Loan)

MAJOR OUTS: Peter Crouch (Spurs, undisclosed), Glen Johnson (Liverpool, £17.5m), Sean Davis (Bolton, free), Sol Campbell (released)

KEY MAN: Niko Kranjcar (95 apps/11 gls)
Squad selector: Pick your Pompey XI

LAST SEASON: 14th

OUR VERDICT: 13th. Everything depends on the takeover. Without it, trouble looms.
Watch Lawro's verdict on Portsmouth



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