By Wayne Veysey

31st May, 2022 | 10:05am

Sources: Portsmouth agree new deal with Reeco Hackett-Fairchild

Portsmouth attacker Reeco Hackett-Fairchild has agreed a new deal at Fratton Park, Football Insider understands.

The 24-year-old’s previous deal was due to expire at the end of June.

A Pompey source has told Football Insider that the club have moved to agree a new two-year contract with Hackett-Fairchild.

The news comes after this site revealed (28 April) that the winger had been tabled a new agreement by the League One club.

Pompey boss Danny Cowley is a big fan of Hackett-Fairchild and wanted to secure his signature ahead of next season.

Cowley sees the former Charlton man as a key part of his plans future plans at Fratton Park.

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Hackett-Fairchild was enjoying the best campaign of his career prior to suffering knee ligament damage at the back end of February.

The forward contributed five goals and three assists in 34 appearances prior to the injury which ended his season.

As quoted by The News (31 May), Portsmouth defender Sean Raggett revealed his desire for Hackett-Fairchild to stay and sign new terms at the club.

He said: “There’s Aiden [O’Brien], Michael [Jacobs] and Reeco. Reeco had a good season, to be fair to him.

“If we can get those three to stay then we are not too far off, just a few bits of quality and I think we can have a right go.”

Pompey finished 10th in the 2021-22 campaign – 10 points off the play-off spots.

In other news, a sources has revealed that Millwall, Stoke City and Preston North End are all plotting moves for a Derby County star.