Portsmouth chief insists Campbell, Kranjcar staying

Portsmouth chief executive Peter Storrie has rubbished reports linking Niko Kranjcar and Sol Campbell with a summer exit, making clear in the process that the club have had no contact regarding either player.

Storrie has underlined that Pompey are not looking to sell any of their senior first team performers when the transfer window opens this summer.

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Croatia international Kranjcar has certainly been one of those but Storrie insists there is no truth to reports that Arsenal have shown an interest in the gifted midfielder.

"We are not in a position where we need to sell any of our players," said Storrie in the Portsmouth News.

"Some players might want to move on and some might not - you never know in football. But generally speaking, we are not looking to sell any players.

"As regards to all of this supposed interest in Niko, it was the first we heard about it.

"We don't know anything about it, Arsenal don't know anything about it and Niko doesn't know anything about it. So you can take it as the usual rubbish speculation that goes on at this time of the year.

"We've had no contact from any club with regards to our players. We've had no enquiries at all."

The link between Campbell and a move to Spain has been floating around for some time and Storrie is giving the latest reports little credence.

"That one seems to crop up every single summer, but nobody actually knows anything about it," he added. "It's a peculiar one.

"Who knows where it comes from? Sometimes it's the agents, sometimes it's the clubs, you never know what the background is.

"The facts are there have been no enquiries for Sol or anybody and we are not looking for any."

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