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Andre Green

Midfielder

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Biography

Date of birth

26/07/1998

Height

180 cm

Signed

29/08/2018

Country

England

Highly-rated Green arrived on a season-long loan from Aston Villa in August 2018.

After first joining the midlands club as a nine-year-old, he went on to progress through the youth ranks right up into the first team at Villa Park.

The speed merchant made his professional debut as a 17-year-old for the Villans during their final season in the Premier League in 2015/16, coming on as a second-half substitute against Tottenham Hotspur.

Featured again for the first team six days later, against Swansea City, before being linked with a host of top-flight clubs following Villa’s relegation to the Championship.

The youngster - who has represented England at every age group up to Under-20 - penned a new three-year contract with the club in the summer of 2016, going on to make 15 Championship appearances the following season.

Netted his first goal for the club against Norwich in August 2017, a stunning curled effort from the edge of the area that nestled into the top corner.

Suffered a hamstring injury which ruled him out for several months a month later, although he did make one

Green has made a handful of appearances in league and cup so far this season, although he has fallen down the first-team pecking order slightly as a result of the arrival of wingers Yannick Bolaise and Anwar El Ghazi.

The hope from Villans manager Steve Bruce is that game-time at Pompey will serve him well in his development.

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