O'Connell set for Charlton

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Alan Curbishley, the Charlton Athletic manager, is set to sign Barnsley midfielder Brendan O'Connell for pounds 125,000.

O'Connell, 29, who has been at Oakwell for the past six years, has agreed personal terms and will complete his move following a medical.

Curbishley made a move for O'Connell after Jeremy Goss's move from Norwich to The Valley fell through last week. Charlton are also giving a trial to the Colchester United midfielder Mark Kinsella.

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