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Quincy Owusu-Abeyie set to leave Portsmouth for Qatar

Quincy Owusu-Abeyie in action for Pompey
Owusu-Abeyie has had loan spells at Cardiff and Birmingham

On-loan striker Quincy Owusu-Abeyie is set to leave beleaguered Portsmouth after agreeing a move to Qatar.

Pompey will terminate their loan deal with the Ghana international's parent club Spartak Moscow in order to allow the ex-Arsenal man to sign for Al Sadd.

Owusu-Abeyie had joined Portsmouth on a season-long loan in January, with the club reported to have paid an up-front fee of £500,000 for his services.

Spartak are set to pay half of that sum back to the cash-strapped club.

The move further reduces manager Avram Grant's rapidly depleting options ahead of Portsmouth's crucial FA Cup semi-final against Tottenham on 11 April.

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Defender Hermann Hreidarsson and striker Danny Webber have been ruled out for six months with long-term injuries, while midfielder Jamie O'Hara is also unlikely to feature under the terms of his loan deal from Spurs.

Striker Aruna Dindane is unavailable because another appearance will trigger a payment to Lens which Portsmouth cannot afford.

Marc Wilson, Nadir Belhadj, Papa Bouba Diop, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Tal Ben-Haim and Hassan Yebda are all doubtful for the lucrative match.

Owusu-Abeyie scored one goal in 11 appearances for Portsmouth this season.



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see also
Pompey suffer double injury blow
30 Mar 10 |  Portsmouth
Portsmouth re-sign O'Hara on loan
29 Jan 10 |  Portsmouth
Birmingham end Quincy loan deal
05 Jan 09 |  Birmingham
Owusu-Abeyie seals Cardiff move
31 Jan 09 |  Cardiff
Owusu-Abeyie opts for Ghana
24 Jan 07 |  African


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