Newly-promoted Championship club Charlton Athletic have decided to renew the contracts of some of the players who helped them gain promotion from League One via the Play-offs this season, including Celtic target Joe Aribo.

Charlton have announced they are renewing the contracts of Aribo, Patrick Bauer, Jake Forster-Caskey and Tarique Fosu. However, one of these names could potentially turn down the contract offer after speculation about a move to Parkhead.

Charlton manager Lee Bowyer has made a statement following the offers:

We’ve offered them a contract, they’ll either accept or decline, all we can do is offer contracts.

Aribo has been heavily linked with a move to the Scottish Premiership champions – who claimed their eighth straight league title last month. The potential move could be extremely tempting for the 22-year-old, who has proved to be an impressive player at Charlton.

By offering the updated deal, Charlton have shown that they are extremely interested in keeping the midfielder and will have to patiently wait to see what he decides.


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