Chris Wilder is on his way to London prior to his appointment as Charlton coach. It's not Eurostar, it's London Midland this time. Apparently he has received assurances about having a say in player recruitment: Wilder
According to one report, Wilder has already had the Eurostar ticket as he travelled to Belgium to meet Roland, but this has not been confirmed: Under the Channel . It now transpires that it wasn't a Eurostar ticket, but a flight in a private jet.
The club has confirmed that they have been given permission to speak to Wilder and assistant manager Alan Knill: Time to talk. Richard Cawley of the SLP has tweeted that this means that the deal is done in principle.
VOTV editor Rick Everitt has tweeted that Wilder may be a good manager, but it is unclear how gullible he is.
Wilder, who would receive a substantial salary boost, wants total control in setting up a structure that would bring success: The deal
Knill's name will be good for purveyors of 'Charlton nil' jokes.