Charlton are hoping to lure Middlesbrough defender Justin Hoyte back to the smoke. Originally from Waltham Forest, Boro signed him from Arsenal four years ago for £3m. Now he has been told that his contract will only be extended at the Riverside if he accepts reduced terms: Hoyte
The defender is a versatile player who can operate either on the flanks or in central defence.
Elsewhere Sheffield United are hoping to sign striker Stuart Beavon from Wycombe Wanderers as they aim for promotion. He was seen as a possible Charlton target, although I was uncertain how he would do against Championship defences.