Date: 16th January 2008 at 10:16am
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According to the Mirror, the Charlton boss Alan Pardew put in a £1m-plus offer for Andy Gray but was turned down last night.

Pardew is believed to have tabled a bid after making several enquiries.

The South London Press also reported last night that the Addicks were closing in on Andy Gray suggesting though that they may have to pay more than £1.5million for the 30-year-old.

They went on to say that Gray was Pardew’s prime transfer target and worryingly was keen on a move to The Valley.

It is understood he could double his salary if he moved but it loooks like the deal has fallen through if the Mirror is to be believed today.

However, The Mirror are now suggesting that Ipswich have made a counter offer, which also includes a mystery player.

Speculation on messageboards is rife about who this mystery player might be