Josh Cullen set for lengthy spell on sidelines

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Charlton loanee Josh Cullen faces up to three months on the sidelines after undergoing shoulder surgery.

Charlton loanee Josh Cullen faces up to three months on the sidelines after undergoing shoulder surgery.

The 22-year-old midfielder, who is on a season-long loan from West Ham, suffered adislocated shoulder during the Addicks’ 2-0 win against Walsall in League One on Tuesday night.

A club statement read: ‘Head of medical services Alastair Thrush confirmed that as a result of the injury Cullen underwent keyhole surgery today (Thursday) to repair the shoulder and it is anticipated this will keep him out of action for the next 10-12 weeks.’

Charlton are still awaiting news onIgor Vetokele, who also suffered a dislocated shoulder during the game.

‘Vetokele is awaiting the results of further scans to determine the most appropriate course of action for his recovery and rehabilitation and a further update with regards his expected time loss will be given in due course,’ the statement added.

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