TEAM NEWS | May and Bakinson start


Alfie May and Tyreeq Bakinson return to the starting line-up for this afternoon’s game against Portsmouth at The Valley.

Bakinson missed last weekend’s draw with Bolton Wanderers through illness and replaces Conor Coventry while May, who scored against Portsmouth at Fratton Park in November, comes back in for Freddie Ladapo.

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It means the Addicks are expected to continue in a 3-5-2 formation with Rarmani Edmonds-Green, Lloyd Jones and Terell Thomas operating in a back three in front of goalkeeper Harry Isted.

Tennai Watson and Thierry Small will operate as wing-backs with skipper George Dobson, Bakinson and Karoy Anderson playing as a midfield trio behind May and Daniel Kanu.

Ladapo moves to the bench and is joined by Ashley Maynard Brewer, Macaulay Gillesphey, Tayo Edun, Panutche Camarà, Tyreece Campbell and Chuks Aneke.

Charlton: Isted; Edmonds-Green, Jones, Thomas; T.Watson, Dobson (c), Bakinson, Anderson, Small; May, Kanu

Subs: Maynard-Brewer, Gillesphey, Edun, Camará, Campbell, Ladapo, Aneke

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