Rumours are linking central midfielder Ricardo Gardner with the Addicks. He can also play on the left, providing an alternative to Johnnie Jackson. The Jamaican has been released by Bolton Wanderers, but he will be 34 in September.
Rhoys Wiggins has had to withdraw from a possible debut with Wales because of a heel injury. He is on a six week programme to restore his fitness.
West Ham describe themselves this morning as a 'massive' club: if they stay down, they will meet another one.
Apologies for putting a post about the CAP on this page earlier this morning: it has now found its real home.