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Charlton chairman Nimer has promised Bowyer that club’s future is secure

Charlton owner Tahnoon Nimer has vowed to manager Lee Bowyer that the club will be financially secure through
coronavirus lockdown.
The Abu Dhabi-based businessman is planning the future of the Addicks, with no home games to provide any income.
But he has told Bowyer: “You will get financial backing.”
Nimer’s East Street Investments group bought Charlton in January but have been embroiled in boardroom tussles for much of the time since then.
But Bowyer says he has been reassured by his conversations with the majority shareholder in recent days.
The Charlton manager said: “Tahnoon said not to worry – that we will get through this on a secure footing.
“He said that we are going to have financial backing.
“At the moment we are talking about the best way forward. If we have to furlough some of the staff we will. The most important thing is the survival of the club.
“We are one of the clubs which will struggle financially in this situation and that is something we talk about. We are ensuring we make the right decisions at the right time.”
He has also been pleased with how the squad have pulled together. “They are in constant contact and keeping the
banter going,”
Bowyer added. “It may be hard to sustain if we still don’t know if and when we will play again. And it is tough mentally to keep running to the park. But they are good lads and they are getting on with it.”

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2 thoughts on “Charlton chairman Nimer has promised Bowyer that club’s future is secure

  • Nahoon Timer

    It’s tough mentally to run to a park? Did he say that? You know people are dying, don’t you Lee?

  • Malcolm Blissett

    Let Lee think about the football. Let the government mess up the crisis


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