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Lee Bowyer ‘could not stroll away’ from Charlton amid possession battle as he feared for League One membership’s future


Lee Bowyer has revealed how he feared for Charlton’s future if he walked away from the membership earlier this summer season.

The Addicks’ have been vulnerable to being thrown out of the Soccer League when three people from ESI failed the English Soccer League’s administrators’ and house owners’ check in August.

Lee Bowyer spoke to Jim White on talkSPORT on Monday

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Lee Bowyer spoke to Jim White on talkSPORT on Monday

ESI solely bought Charlton from Roland Duchatelet for £1 in January, with an settlement to buy the coaching floor and The Valley for £50million later down the road.

Possession of the corporate was then transferred from Tahnoon Nimer to Manchester-based businessman Paul Elliott in June.

Nevertheless, that utility was rejected and the state of affairs received extra advanced when Elliott then sought an injunction to cease the membership being offered to anybody else as Thomas Sandgaard entered the image.

The south London membership had been relegated from the Championship and below a switch embargo as the brand new season approached with issues trying bleak.

Sandgaard posted this image of himself on Twitter to announce the deal

Sandgaard posted this picture of himself on Twitter to announce the deal

Now that has all been resolved it appears, with Sandgaard finishing a takeover and the longer term trying quite a bit brighter.

When requested how shut he was to strolling away, Charlton supervisor Bowyer instructed Jim White on talkSPORT: “I don’t assume that’s necessary. It was powerful. It was actually, actually powerful.

“Our backs have been in opposition to the wall even from day one once we received into the Championship it was arduous.

“The funds we needed to work with it was close to on inconceivable to attempt to compete in that division.

“As soon as we received to that December and every part began to go mistaken and put below embargo in January it turned inconceivable at instances.

Bowyer has been Charlton’s permanent boss since September 2018

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Bowyer has been Charlton’s everlasting boss since September 2018

“I needed to keep round as a result of, as folks preserve telling me, if I’d have walked away then the membership would have been in massive hassle.

“An important factor was that I stayed and now we will begin constructing and searching on the optimistic sides. I couldn’t have walked away as a result of it wouldn’t have ended properly I don’t assume.”

Thomas Sandgaard has been a person of his phrase and backed Bowyer within the switch market and has publicly spoken of his ambition to see the Addicks return to the Premier League.

Bowyer stated: “I converse to the proprietor recurrently. He comes over when he can and I reply to him and he’s the principle man. It’s not too difficult.

“He needs to win video games. I need to win video games. We’re each on the identical web page. He needs to assist in each manner he can and he’s doing that. He’s going to tidy up issues.

New Charlton proprietor Thomas Sandgaard on talkSPORT

“Clearly the squad was a very powerful factor however now that’s accomplished we’ll begin tidying up different areas that want enhancing to be a bit extra skilled once more as a result of we in the reduction of on so many issues. It wasn’t good.

“Now we will begin constructing, as a membership, the massive image and being a bit extra skilled as properly with the amenities and issues like that.”

Charlton have began the League One season properly successful their final three video games and protecting 4 clear sheets within the course of.

Bowyer’s aspect are eighth within the desk and are six factors off first place Lincoln City with a recreation in hand.


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