Ben Close: Portsmouth midfielder signs new deal at Fratton Park
Portsmouth midfielder Ben Close has signed a two-year contract extension with the League One club.
The 21-year-old, who scored his first goal in professional football in November, will now remain at Fratton Park until the summer of 2020.
Close has made 47 appearances since making his Pompey debut in 2014.
"It's a great feeling to commit myself to this club and I'm grateful to have had the chance to play more games this season," he told the club website.