The 28-year-old Senegal international has been lined up by Laurent Blanc as the defensive reinforcement he has been pursuing all summer.
Bordeaux chairman Jean-Louis Triaud told L´Equipe: "It is true, he is our priority target. We are in talks with Charlton about a definitive transfer. Diawara has a big advantage as he knows Ligue 1 perfectly well."
Copyright (c) PA Sport 2007, All Rights Reserved.