Baggies strike defender deal
Bougherra heading for Albion talks
Last Updated: 29/07/08 8:27pm
Bougherra: Heading for talks
West Bromwich Albion have agreed a deal with Charlton for Madjid Bougherra, skysports.com understands.
Skysports.com revealed on Tuesday that The Baggies had launched a bid for the highly-rated Algerian.
Real Betis, Rangers, Middlesbrough and Sunderland also have an interest in the 25-year-old.
But it is West Brom who are now heading the queue for his services after they struck a deal with Charlton believed to be worth over £2million.
Bougherra is now heading for the Black Country to hold talks with West Brom boss Tony Mowbray, who will hope to persuade the African his future is best served at The Hawthorns.