The surprise resignation of Sam Allardyce as Bolton manager could have knock on efforts for Charlton, some sources are claiming. Allardyce is being linked with a move to Manchester City. However that would probably depending on the takeover of the Massives by the consortium led by Ray Ranson succeeding. This is by no means certain given that there are American suitors who seem to be preferred by the club: Massives
Pardew could be a candidate to replace Allardyce at Bolton, although there has also been speculation about a summer move to St.James's Park. Should a move of this kind take place, and it is only speculation, it is thought that Phil Parkinson would take over at The Valley, at least on an interim basis.