Connor Ronan makes his Pompey debut in tonight’s Checkatrade Trophy clash with Chelsea under-21s.
He replaces Brett Pitman in the only change from the side beaten at Bristol Rovers in the league on New Year’s Day.
Fellow Wolves loanee Sylvain Deslandes is named among the substitutes for the third round tie at Fratton Park.
Pompey: McGee; Thompson (c), Burgess, Clarke, Donohue; Close, May; Lowe, Ronan, Kennedy; Hawkins
Subs: Bass, Deslandes, Widdrington, Bennett, Naismith, Chaplin, Pitman