Fulham loan man close to returning from injury for EFL club

What is the latest on this player’s loan spell away?

Fulham defender Steven Sessegnon is close to making a return from injury for loan club Charlton Athletic.

The right-back has been sidelined with a hamstring injury since mid-August.

He hasn’t played in the last eight matches in all competitions but returned to full training last week.

Charlton boss, Ben Garner, provided this update on his situation last Friday, as per their official club website:

“Steven Sessegnon trained fully for the first time yesterday, but tomorrow (away at Fleetwood Town on Saturday) will probably be too soon for him, I would say, with only two full days of training.

“He did part of the sessions on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday and he did a full session on Thursday, so he will certainly come back into the full reckoning next week.”

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Fulham situation

Fulham gave the full-back the green light to head out the exit door over the summer to get more experience under his belt.

Sessegnon, 22, spent the second-half of last term with Plymouth Argyle and has so far played three times for the Addicks.

He has slipped down the pecking order at Craven Cottage under Marco Silva over recent times and will be hoping to use his time at The Valley to show what he can do.

The former England youth international has been with the Cottagers for his whole career to date and has played 19 times for their first-team. His contract expires at the end of this campaign.

His time with Charlton hasn’t gone to plan just yet due to his injury but he is back fully training which is a boost for both them and Fulham.