Celtic eventually won the race for the striker - although they may wish they hadn't.
The Charlton Athletic boss took a risk on the midfielder at MK Dons.
This time 10 years ago, and Charlton were still plying their trade in England's top flight.
The winger joined Charlton Athletic after an inconsistent debut campaign at Leeds United but has failed to answer concerns about his end-product.
Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers are reportedly interested in outgoing Tottenham Hotspur recruitment chief Paul Mitchell.
Ibrox outfit Glasgow Rangers should look at former Gers player Alex Rae, suggests Charlton Athletic manager Karl Robinson.
We catch up with some of the youngsters who have left Charlton Athletic in recent years.
Arsenal youngster is impressing at Charlton.
The DR Congo winger is currently out on loan at League One side Charlton Athletic.
The Iranian struggled at the Valley, but is banging in goals with Heerenveen.