Ryan Inniss is being pencilled in to make his return in Charlton Athletic’s fixture at Doncaster Rovers on April 2.
The centre-back has been out with a quad injury since November 7.
Initially the plan had been for Inniss, who resumed full training on Thursday, to get some minutes in an U23 match this week.
“We are thinking that Ryan will be back for the Doncaster game which is after the international break,” said Charlton manager Lee Bowyer.
“If we played him this week then you’re half rushing him and you are not going to get him back any quicker.
“We are better to wait until next week and give him a full 10 days of training before the game, instead of four or five days of training. He’ll have double the amount of time, which is obviously better for him and still be back for the Doncaster game. Either way it makes no sense to rush this bit, we are not going to gain anything [by playing him an an U23 match this week].”
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