Date: 1st September 2018 at 7:00am
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Almost forgotten striker Joe Mason has again left Wolverhampton Wanderers and he heads to the south coast for a spell with League One side Portsmouth.

Having joined us from Cardiff City back in the January 2016 window, the 27-year-old striker has really played his last game for Wolves and I’m sure everyone, including him, knows that but he does have 39 appearances to his name with us and a return of seven goals.

He hasn’t featured once under head coach Nuno Espirito Santo and he spent last season away with Burton Albion and Colorado Rapid, and he now spends the next six months away with newly promoted Pompey who have enjoyed an unbeaten start to their League One campaign with four wins out of five.

He is eligible to make his debut today when they face Plymouth Argyle at Fratton Park later this evening.

From our point he played his part, to varying degrees of success at the time, but we’ve clearly moved on and I don’t believe he’s had a bad word to say about the club so it would be good to see him get himself properly set at another club now instead of more loan spells and I’m pretty sure a nominal fee would do it from our point of view in terms of balancing the books a little more.

In terms of the question about his debut, to my understanding there are no extensions available for the loan deadline, so whilst there might have been a delay in announcing the deal, the paperwork went in by the deadline of 5pm therefore he’s registered in time 100%.