Pompey fans make Chainrai plea
Former owner Chainrai this week withdrew his offer to buy back
Portsmouth, leaving the Pompey Supporters’ Trust as the only
But Hong Kong businessman Chainrai’s company Portpin remains
Pompey’s biggest creditor and the PST have urged him to negotiate
with them over the value of the club’s ground, Fratton Park.
In an open letter to Chainrai, the PST said: “We now believe the
only stumbling block to the trust achieving an acceptable deal is
the difference over our valuation of the ground.
“Therefore we respectfully ask you to provide us with a
valuation supported by a least two independent commercial valuers
which we will then enable us to consider our position in the hope
of responding with an acceptable offer.”
Meanwhile manager Michael Appleton, who signed 10 players on
one-month contracts on Thursday, has added another four loan
signings to his squad.
Reading goalkeeper Mikkel Andersen, Chelsea midfielder Conor
Clifford and defenders Paul Connolly, of Leeds, and Burnley’s Kevin
Long have agreed one-month loan deals.