How Portsmouth’s most expensive signing ever compares to Derby, Ipswich, Sheffield Wednesday, Charlton & Co’s record purchases
Yet he won’t have the same luxury as Harry Redknapp did in 2008 when the Blues signed Peter Crouch from Liverpool for a record £11m.
During the Fratton Park outfit’s Premier League years, stars like Sulley Muntari, Jermain Defoe and John Utaka all arrived at PO4 for big money – not just Crouchy!
But how does Pompey’s £11m purchase of the former England international compare to each League One’s clubs most expensive signing?
We’ve taken a look at the highest purchases each third-tier side has made in their history.