Charlton Athletic are reportedly set to sign Stephy Mavididi on loan again.
Mavididi is allegedly set to embark on his second loan move to Charlton today (Tuesday).
The 19-year-old has been at Preston North End since August. However, after making just three starts and 10 appearances for the Championship side, the striker is set to be sent to the Addicks for the rest of the season.
The England u20 international went out on loan to Charlton at the end of January 2017 and made five League One appearances while there. However, in February, he suffered a serious hamstring injury, which required surgery and kept him sidelined for 89 days.
Mavididi obviously impressed during his first loan spell if Charlton want him back for another stint.
Addicks manager, Karl Robinson, admitted back in May that he would love to bring the teenager back for another spell, saying, “I would like to bring Stephy back but he’s not my player.
“We speak every couple of weeks and I got a text that he has been given the all-clear to be back in training by July. That is great news for him.
“He’s a very talented player. Our fans know how good he is.
“To see the name Mavididi on the back of a Charlton shirt would be exciting for next season, but we are in the hands of the player and the club.”
Robinson admitted that he felt guilty following Mavididi’s terrible injury so perhaps feels he owes the young striker some game time. On the other hand, he obviously sees massive potential as well.
I’m all for Arsenal putting a stop to loan spells that aren’t working out. The whole point of sending our players out in the first place is to get the game time we can’t give them yet. If they’re not getting that then it’s useless.
Hopefully, Mavididi has better luck during his second spell at Charlton.