Report: Sheffield Wednesday pull out of race to sign Michiel Kramer, Charlton now interested

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Charlton now want to sign former Sheffield Wednesday target Kramer.

The Owls had been linked with Kramer last week, even submitting an offer for him, but it has now been suggested by SoccerNews that Wednesday no longer want to sign him.

AD.nl reported last week that the Championship side had submitted an offer for Kramer, who was the third highest scorer in the Eredivisie last term. He netted 17 goals during the 2014/15 season, which totalled only three less than recent Manchester United signing Memphis Depay.

He would have been a signing of real intent from Wednesday, as they look to get back into the Premier League as soon as possible, but wages were said to be holding up that deal. The ADO Den Haag forward was holding off accepting an offer until a respectable contract was put forward, but no move will now come about.

The report states that Wednesday have pulled out of the race to sign him now, with SoccerNews claiming that they are unwilling to match his financial demands.

However, there is one Championship side who are ready to move for him, with the report stating that Charlton Athletic are now in the market for Kramer. ADO are willing to sell Kramer - having actually accepted Wednesday’s offer for him - and Charlton appear to have no issues in matching his wage demands.

He would be a great signing for Championship level, and if a deal can be agreed between the Addicks and Kramer, they would be adding another quiver in their bow to secure promotion to the top flight.

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