Charlton Athletic defender has relegation release – and can leave for nothing

Charlton look set to lose Tom Lockyer this summer – with the Wales international having a relegation release clause in his contract.

The 25-year-old centre-back has been among the club’s top performers this season.

The Addicks managed to see off interest from Swansea to land Lockyer in June 2019 on a two-year deal – with the guarantee  of first-team football in SE7.

But the South London Press understands that Charlton’s drop into League One – their fate sealed last night – means he is able to leave on a free transfer.

Lockyer played 43 Championship matches for the South Londoners.

His displays earned him a recall to the international set-up with Wales, featuring in four European Championships qualifiers.


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