Pompey in talks to sign duo

15 August 2009 10:29
// A bit of a hack but it works// The article snippet is wrapped onto a second line, even when #article-sub is emptyif( $("div#article-sub").children().length == 0 ) {$("div#article-sub").remove();} Sulaiman Al Fahim has revealed Portsmouth are in talks to sign Newcastle United winger Jonas Gutierrez and Egyptian striker Amr Zaki.[LNB] Dubai businessman Al Fahim has yet to finalise his protracted takeover of Pompey, but he has lined up additions to Paul Hart's squad.[LNB]Pompey boss Hart is eager to improve his numbers before the close of the transfer window and could soon have Gutierrez and Zaki in his squad.[LNB]Zaki spent last season on loan at Wigan Athletic and has been offered the chance to return to the Premier League by Portsmouth, while Gutierrez could also secure a move to Fratton Park.[LNB]Gutierrez has been tipped to leave Newcastle following the club's relegation to the Championship and he was linked with a switch to Olympiakos earlier in the week.[LNB]Al Fahim has confirmed talks have been held with the Magpies over a deal for Gutierrez and he also hopes to tie up a swoop for Zaki.[LNB]"We are in negotiations with Amr Zaki to bring him in on a loan deal with a view to a permanent transfer," Al Fahim told Emirates Business 24/7. [LNB]"We are also speaking to Newcastle about the possibility of bringing Jonas Gutierrez to the club."[LNB]

Source: SKY_Sports