Portsmouth allow young gun Mahoto to leave

Embattled Premier League have allowed teenage midfield star Gauthier Mahoto to leave the club.

Embattled Premier League have allowed teenage midfield star Gauthier Mahoto to leave the club.

The 17-year old has joined French Ligue 2 club Bastia on a two-and-a-half year deal and although it is not a big loss for Pompey now, he was touted as having a bright future by the club.

Mahoto commenced his youth career with Le Havre in France’s north-west in 2008 before moving to England’s south coast.

He was a an integral member of Portsmouth’s youth team but was deemed surplus to Avam Grant’s squad requirements and allowed to depart Fratton Park.

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