Charlton boss Lee Bowyer: I’m not surprised Chris Solly has struggled to find a new club

Charlton boss Lee Bowyer says he is not surprised that Chris Solly has struggled to find a club.

The 29-year-old left the Addicks when his contract expired in June.

Solly has played 312 matches for the South Londoners and was granted a testimonial in July 2019 against Aston Villa.

The right-back’s last competitive match was for Charlton against Derby on December 30.

Asked about Solly still being a free agent, Bowyer replied: “I’m not surprised, to be honest.

“It’s difficult for players now. A lot of clubs don’t have a lot of money – especially lower down.

“So I’m not really surprised. There are other players…we’ve just brought in Chris Gunter and he was out there – 97 caps for Wales, their most-capped player. He found it difficult to get a club higher up.

“I think Chris will find it difficult to get a club.”

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One thought on “Charlton boss Lee Bowyer: I’m not surprised Chris Solly has struggled to find a new club

  • 22 October 2020 at 18:16

    Yeah but Chris can do some coachin dahn our gaff, get all the up n comin players all sor’ed ahrt.


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