Charlton have taken their first injury blow of the season. Luke Varney has suffered an ankle injury in a friendly for Charlton against Chelsea. The former Quorn player turned his ankle in the match at Chelsea`s Cobham training ground. He had already scored in the closed doors match against Chelsea.
Varney 24, now faces a spell on the sidelines and faces a race against time to be fit for Charlton's opening league game against the Iron at the Valley on August 11th. He will now miss Charlton`s pre-season tour to Spain as he begins his recuperation from injury, aided by the medical team at Sparrows Lane.
With Varney not travelling with the squad to Spain he may make an appearance at Sutton Park, Quorn on Wednesday to watch his previous teams Crewe and Quorn play in a pre-season friendly.