Date: 18th January 2008 at 2:50pm
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This was the news many Clarets fans were dreading. Radio Lancashire have now confirmed the grim news.

Andy Gray will be leaving Burnley for the Addicks after the two clubs today agreed a £1.5 million transfer fee, which with add-ons could rise to £2 million.

Gray is now free to speak to the club and wont feature in the Coventry match on Saturday as he travels down to London to speak to Charlton and agree terms.

This is absolutely pathetic in my opinion and once again the Club seem hell bent on scuppering our promotion chances.

There are 13 days left in the transfer window to get our finger out and boost the squad and all we have heard so far is the word ‘stalemate’ from Owen Coyle.

We now sell our star striker and show no real resolve whatsoever to keep him. We will now get all the rubbish about this being a good business deal as no doubt the gates will continue to fall and we raise the ambition stakes to finish in midtable mediocrity again.

Very, very cheesed off and we better get a big name replacement as soon as possible otherwise we will be scraping the barrel looking for a Michael Ricketts look-alike!

Build a squad, not dismantle one! Now who said that recently?