Charlton fans react to Lee Bowyer’s comments on Chuks Aneke

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Lots of Charlton fans have taken to Twitter to discuss Lee Bowyer’s comments on Chuks Aneke.

The former Arsenal striker was signed by the Addicks from MK Dons back in the summer, following an impressive 2018/19 campaign in which he hit 17 goals in League Two.

However, the 26-year-old has only made five substitute appearances so far this term as he finds himself behind five-goal Lyle Taylor and another summer signing, Tomer Hemed, in the pecking order.

An injury to Taylor saw Hemed lead the line against Birmingham last time out, and Bowyer has said that Aneke is yet to convince him that he can be a No.9 in his team – the 42-year-old mentioned that he has been more impressed with the player in a No.10 role.

“At the moment Chuks hasn’t really done anything to persuade me he can play up top,” said Bowyer.

“We tried to put him up there the other day [as a substitute against Birmingham] and he didn’t do so well.

“When we brought him on at Reading as a 10 he was better. So looking at performances I think he is better as a 10.”

Bowyer on Aneke

One fan said that they think Bowyer’s comments are “harsh”, while another argued that Hemed didn’t show too many glimpses of quality either against Birmingham last time out.

Let’s take a look at some more of the Twitter reaction…

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