Date:Tuesday May 15 2012
Portsmouth administrator Trevor Birch says Joel Ward will be the next player to leave Fratton Park but it will not necessarily be to Leeds United.
Leeds are believed to have met with Ward last week and are hoping to reunite him with his former teammate Jason Pearce, who signed for Leeds earlier this month.
Ward is also being chased by a number of fellow championship clubs with Burnley, Crystal Palace and Ipswich also being linked with the versatile 22 year old.
Speaking in the Portsmouth news, Birch said, "Joel Ward will be the next to go but I am not certain of the timescale on that. That is progressing. I would have thought something should be happening in the next few days.
"It is not necessarily going to be Leeds. He has met a few other clubs in total and has been talking things over with them.
"We are waiting to see what the outcome will be."
Leeds boss Neil Warnock has stated today that he is hoping to bring in at least two unnamed players to the club before he leaves for his summer holiday on May 25th.
Warnock has also been linked with a number of other Portsmouth players, but Birch says that Ward is the only player that they have so far received a bid for of those left at the club. "I am not in an advanced stage with any others at the moment. I am aware of other clubs` interest.
"There have been enquiries but we have not even gone into negotiations.
"There is nothing else on the table at this point other than for Joel," added Birch.
As well as Pearce and Ward, Leeds have also been linked with moves for Luke Varney, David Norris and Greg Halford so far this summer from Portsmouth as the cash strapped south coast club look to reduce the wage bill at Fratton Park.
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