A number of sources are reporting that Middlesbrough are about to make an offer for Nicky Bailey. The Daily Mail even claims that the deal has been done at £1.5m: Bailey
That would be a great finnancial result if it was true and there may have been some competition for his services which forced up the price. However, the absence of any commentary on the effect on house prices in SE7 leads me to question how well founded the Mail story is.
Bailey certainly has an eye for goal, but his petulance and attempts to get players booked did not make him popular with all Charlton fans. He was also capable of losing possession in midfield.