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Portsmouth boss Adams plans loan move for Wilson

Portsmouth boss Tony Adams believes they've uncovered a worldbeater in 20 year-old Marc Wilson.

Wilson was named man of the match in Pompey's thumping of UEFA Cup opponents Heerenveen and Adams revealed: "His attitude was very good - and he's not even a right back.

"But he now needs to specialise. I see him as a centre back and I think he can now go on do that at Premier League level. He's two footed, he can head the ball and he's strong."

The problem facing Adams is how to fit Wilson into a Portsmouth defence that contains Sol Campbell, Sylvain Distin and Glen Johnson.

"He's not better than them yet, but I think he's got a good chance.

"But he now needs to be playing first team football week after week so I think I am going to have to loan him out to a good Championship side so that he can get the experience he needs."

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