HUGE BOOST: John Mousinho has confirmed The ‘big boost’ Portsmouth have been handed ahead of Wigan Athletic clash

And the Pompey manager believes the striker’s arrival will give supporters another reason to rejoice, with 1,500 tickets sold for the trip to the DW Stadium thus far.

After missing three games due to a hamstring injury, Saydee is scheduled to return to the field this weekend.
The 21-year-old has made quite an impression this season, putting in great back-to-back outings before suffering an injury.
‘It’s a great boost,’ remarked Mousinho.

‘It was a bit of a letdown that he wasn’t available for Derby.

‘He would have been very lucky not to have started that game.

‘We missed him and the added dynamic he brings.

Fortunately, we had players who came in and did an excellent job deputizing.

Christian Saydee is back for Pompey at Wigan. Picture: Jason Brown.

‘We have players who can come in and deputize, but having Christian around again will be beneficial.’
Saydee has quickly won the hearts of Pompey fans after producing a man-of-the-match performance against Bristol Rovers on the opening day.

introduced at the interval.

The summer signing from Bournemouth has provided Blues fans with a physical presence, resilience, and ability to disturb opposing defenses.

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‘He delivers a big energy and has a natural affinity with the supporters,’ Mousinho noted.

‘He came on at half-time against Bristol Rovers and made an instant impression.

‘It was just the way he plays, his passion and ability to shift defenders off the ball.

‘He’s not simply a battering ram; he’s also a really skilled player.

‘We saw that in both Peterborough games.

‘He obviously brings a new vibe, so we’re glad to have him back,’ says the manager.

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