Monday, 17 March 2014

Welcome back Jonathan Obika

Striker Jonathan Obika has been recalled by Spurs from Brighton and Hove Albion and will spend the rest of the season on loan with Charlton. He will be available for tomorrow's clash with Bournemouth and José Riga may not be over cautious about using him.

Obika's 93-day stint with Albion was not due to end until April 11 but his opportunities have been limited and both Will Hoskins and Craig Mackail-Smith are now easing back towards first team contention.

It's difficult to square Obika's return with a narrative that sees Charlton as little more than a receptacle for Standard Liège rejects.


Anonymous said...

It never ceases to amaze that positive news is positioned as negative on this blog and negative news such as the ridiculous statement issued by certain supporters is welcomed as positive.

Wyn Grant said...

I don't see how it is presented as negative, the heading says 'welcome back'.

Anonymous said...

I think 'Anonymous' is a little confused by your 'irony' Wyn.

Personally, i'm pleased to see Obika back too.


Dave said...

I'm guessing he's mis-read your last sentence..

Anonymous said...

It's true that Obika was well liked when he was here before, and most of us would have welcomed him as a more permanent signing. However, he worked best in conjunction with a target man. Who is who, post Yann?

One also wonders whether there is any link to Tottenham's interest in Poyet, and wether this is part of their strategy to jump the queue??