SOUTHEND United are in talks to sign Charlton Athletic defender Harry Lennon.

Shrimpers boss Chris Powell worked with the 23-year-old during his spell in charge at the Valley.

And Powell is now keen to bring Lennon to Blues.

The defender came through the youth ranks at Charlton and has made 40 appearances for the Addicks.

Lennon has also spent time on loan with Cambridge United and Gillingham.