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Benson Open To Permanent Pompey Switch

Benson Open To Permanent Pompey Switch

Swindon Town striker Paul Benson who is on loan at League One rivals Portsmouth has said he wants to stay at Fratton Park.

Benson was a mainstay for Swindon last season and regularly featured this term but Town boss Paolo Di Canio allowed Benson to leave on loan to give game time to James Collins, Chris Martin and Andy Williams.

Speaking to the press, Benson said, 'I want to stay here as long as possible and help this club. If it is in League Two, then so be it.

Benson opened his scoring account for Pompey on Boxing Day in a 2-1 loss to Crawley Town.

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Writer:Shaun Calderwood
Date:Saturday December 29 2012
Time: 10:19AM

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