Charlton are chasing Doncaster Rovers central defender George Friend (he can also play at left back). It is hoped that it may be possible to secure a deal with the cash strapped club for the 24-year old for just £100,000: Friend
Crystal Palace, Leeds United and Middlesbrough have also expressed an interest over the summer.
Born in Barnstaple, Devon Friend started his career at Exeter City, but then moved on to Wolves. During his stay there he had a loan spell at Millwall. Career
Charlton won 1-0 in last night's friendly at Sporting Club de Portugal with a last minute goal by Johnnie Jackson. Chris Powell has said that he thought that it was a good performance by the Addicks.