Reports are linking Charlton with a loan move for Nottingham Forest midfielder John Bostock: Rest of the season deal?
Bostock was the youngest ever player to appear for Crystal Palace. He has had a lot of loan experience and has also played in Belgium and France: Career details
Am I excited? Not very, but needs must. It is difficult to get hold of quality players in the January transfer window. I am more cautious than many about the extent to which the new owners will splash the cash.
We also need to remember that the UAE is threatened by developments in the Gulf. The UAE has tried to remain on tolerably good terms with Iran, but there are a lot of underlying tensions and it is very vulnerable to attack.
Super Kevin Lisbie has been interviewed by The Football League Paper and is full of praise for the new owners. A summary will appear here later in the day.