Brighton closing in on deal to sign Matt Clarke from Portsmouth
Last Updated: 19/06/19 5:46pm
Brighton are closing in on a deal for Portsmouth defender Matt Clarke, Sky Sports News understands.
It is understood the clubs are nearing an agreement over a fee and that Clarke is undergoing a medical over a proposed move to the Amex Stadium.
Clarke would become new manager Graham Potter's first signing since being appointed as Chris Hughton's successor.
The 22-year-old was an ever-present in the Portsmouth defence during the 2018/19 campaign and helped them win the Football League Trophy as well as securing a place in the end-of-season Sky Bet League One play-offs.
Clarke started his career at Ipswich before moving to Portsmouth in 2015 and has since made 175 appearances for the club.
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