Portsmouth may be forced into Defoe, Crouch January sales

Jermain Defoe and Peter Crouch could be up for sale at Portsmouth in January. The News of the World says the south coast club are plagued with a £60million debt — and must find a further £60m A YEAR to pay their star-studded squad. But with Pompey projected to LOSE £25m this season, the future looks bleak. Plans for a gleaming new stadium may have to be shelved and big-money stars like Crouch and Defoe could be sold in January just to keep the club afloat.

Jermain Defoe and Peter Crouch could be up for sale at Portsmouth in January.

The News of the World says the south coast club are plagued with a £60million debt — and must find a further £60m A YEAR to pay their star-studded squad.

But with Pompey projected to LOSE £25m this season, the future looks bleak.

Plans for a gleaming new stadium may have to be shelved and big-money stars like Crouch and Defoe could be sold in January just to keep the club afloat.

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