Ben Watson is set to make his first start for Charlton Athletic in Wednesday’s EFL Trophy tie against Brighton U21s on Wednesday.
The 35-year-old midfielder was signed on Friday by the Addicks and made his debut as a second-half sub in today’s 2-0 loss at Lincoln City.
And Charlton manager Lee Bowyer confirmed the former Crystal Palace, Wigan and Forest man will get more action against the Seagulls’ youngsters.
Bowyer said: “Ben will play in that. Today was the first minutes he’s had. That will be one for him.
“Some of the younger lads will come in. We’ll make a few changes.”
Bowyer was also asked about the absence of Albie Morgan for today’s League One fixture – and confirmed the decision was not due to injury.
The Addicks boss said: “He’s okay.”
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