TEAM NEWS | Louie Watson starts against Port Vale


Louie Watson returns to the starting line-up for this afternoon’s game against Port Vale.

The midfielder comes in for Chem Campbell, who misses out with a minor ankle injury.

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There is no place in the squad for Alfie May, who misses a second game with a back injury.

The Addicks are expected to line-up in a 4-3-3 formation with Tennai Watson, Michael Hector, Lloyd Jones and Tayo Edun starting in a back four in front of goalkeeper Ashley Maynard-Brewer.

Louie Watson will join captain George Dobson and Jamaica international Karoy Anderson in midfield, with Tyreece Campbell and Corey Blackett-Taylor operating either side of Daniel Kanu.

Lucas Ness returns to the bench and joins Sam Walker, Nathan Asiimwe, Terell Thomas, Scott Fraser, Henry Rylah and Patrick Casey.

New signings Tareeq Bakinson and Lewis Fiorini were not signed in time for today's game but will be eligible for next Saturday's game against Peterborough United at The Valley.

Charlton: Maynard-Brewer; T.Watson, Hector, Jones, Edun; Dobson (c), Anderson, L.Watson; T.Campbell, Kanu, Blackett-Taylor

Subs: Walker, Asiimwe, Ness, Thomas, Fraser, Rylah, Casey

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