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Charlton Athletic chief provides injury update on Aneke and explains Jaiyesimi absence

Charlton Athletic manager Dean Holden has not placed a timescale on when Chuks Aneke could be back available.

The Addicks striker lasted just five minutes after coming on as a second-half substitute in Wednesday’s EFL Cup victory over Brighton after pulling up holding the top of his hamstring.

Aneke was not involved in today’s 1-1 draw against Peterborough United at The Valley.

New boss Holden opted to partner two teenagers in his frontline, Daniel Kanu and Miles Leaburn, with club captain Jayden Stockley starting on the bench.

Injury has limited Aneke to 13 appearances this season for Charlton and he looked emotional as he made his way around the perimeter of the pitch in midweek.

“The scan is good,” said Holden. “It’s really pleasing for us.

“He is still feeling a little bit of neural pain within there, so he wasn’t available for us today. But in terms of the belly of the muscle, everything is intact. That’s a real positive.

“You always want a deadline and an answer – I can’t give that. We’ll assess him, it’s a day to day thing, then make a call on him.”

Diallang Jaiyesimi was also not in the matchday squad to face the Posh.

“He’s had a bit of an overload issue in his pubis area,” said Holden. “He was back doing half the session yesterday, he’s regaining his fitness.”

Albie Morgan and Terell Thomas were also absent due to illness.


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One thought on “Charlton Athletic chief provides injury update on Aneke and explains Jaiyesimi absence

  • Have waited about 6 months for the front two and thought they done well the first half


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