Charlton Athletic expected to sign goalkeeper from League One rivals as Addicks boss shakes up department

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CHARLTON Athletic are expected to complete the signing of goalkeeper Will Mannion from Cambridge United when his contract expires at the end of June. 

Mannion, 26, has been offered a new deal by Charlton’s League one rivals but he hasn’t signed it. 

And football journalist Pete O’Rourke reports that Charlton are set to clinch a deal.

The Addicks currently have stoppers Harry Isted and Ashley Maynard-Brewer on their books but it is an area manager Nathan Jones has been determined to strengthen this summer. 

Mannion made fourteen league appearances last season, becoming manager Garry Monk’s first-choice after he took over in March and guided the U’s to safety. 

Mannion started his career at AFC Wimbledon before joining Hull City and then having spells at Plymouth, Aldershot, Kidderminster and Pafos in Cyprus. 


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