Bonus clause forces Dindane to sit out

Portsmouth boss Avram Grant is without striker Aruna Dindane for his side’s home clash with Premier League title-chasers Chelsea tomorrow.

Portsmouth boss Avram Grant is without striker Aruna Dindane for his side’s home clash with Premier League title-chasers Chelsea tomorrow.

The Ivorian has been declared unavailable by the club’s administrators due to a clause in his loan deal from Lens, which states Pompey must pay the French side £4m if he plays another game.

Tal Ben-Haim and John Utaka both have groin injuries and miss out, while Hassan Yebda and Kevin-Prince Boateng are away having treatment on knee and ankle injuries respectively.

Provisional Squad: James, Mullins, Piquionne, Wilson, Finnan, Webber, Ashdown, Belhadj, Owusu-Abeyie, O’Hara, Hreidarsson, Brown, Diop, Kanu, Basinas, Vanden Borre, Mokoena, Rocha, Smith.

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