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Lee Bowyer gives his verdict on Charlton’s transfer hopes for Brighton striker Hemed


Lee Bowyer has described Charlton’s hopes of being allowed to sign Tomer Hemed as 50-50 – with his deadline day move from Brighton going right to the wire for the transfer deadline cut-off.

The Brighton striker was set for a permanent move to SE7.

But the Addicks are waiting on a verdict at the start of next week to see if the transfer has got the green light.

“As it stands today it is 50-50 but we say that we put it through on time,” said Addicks boss Bowyer. “So, hopefully the right decision gets made.

“We think it should but it is going to a panel or whatever and we’ll have to go from there.

“We’re hopeful he is going to be our player.

“He was permanent.”

Beram Kayal did arrive from Brighton on a season-long loan but he has a slight injury.

“He’s not completely fit but I accept that though – he’s a great player,” said Bowyer. “If I’m going to lose him for a week or two weeks or a month – I don’t think it is going to be long – but I can have him for the next seven then I’ll accept that.

“It’s nothing major. He is a very good midfielder.”

Asked about whether he had made his mind up over offering a contract to Callum Harriott, Bowyer replied: “Not at the moment – he’s injured. I haven’t decided anything about him.”

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One thought on “Lee Bowyer gives his verdict on Charlton’s transfer hopes for Brighton striker Hemed

  • Tim O'Malley

    Why does this decision take so long. What are the FA doing.


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