Lee Bowyer has parted ways with Charlton after being targeted by his ex-club Birmingham.
Since rumors surrounding Blues manager
’s future have been raising given the poor run of form in the Championship,
’s resignation was pronounced byCharlton
. The 44-year-old admitted that it was a hard decision to make as he started his playing and managerial career at the Valley.
Everyone knows how I feel about the club,”
he said in a statement.
“I could have gone before but I felt it was the right thing to do to stay and help the club through the tough times we’ve been through.
“We had some amazing times and some tough times. It has been emotional leaving. I’d like to thank all the players that I’ve worked with and the staff for the hours and hours of hard work that they did. I also want to thank the supporters. We wouldn’t have had those great memories without them.
“The club is now in a place with a good owner that cares and wants to improve the place and I hope the club can continue to grow. It will always hold a special place in my heart.”
During his reign at Charlton, Bowyer has led his side to the League One play-offs.