Fitness update on Bolton Wanderers defender George Johnston after missing Charlton Athletic win

Ian Evatt hopes to have defender George Johnston again out there for Bolton Wanderers’ journey to Oxford United this weekend and overcome the illness which saved him out of the win over Charlton Athletic.

Johnston was absent from the matchday squad for the 2-1 victory over the Addicks final night time on the University of Bolton Stadium.

Dion Charles put Wanderers in entrance early on after getting the higher of Akin Famewo and rounding Craig MacGillivray to present the hosts the lead.

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But the Addicks equalised when substitute Chuks Aneke rose highest to go previous James Trafford.

However, Wanderers retook the lead and what proved to be the three factors when Will Aimson headed residence Aaron Morley’s harmful free-kick to present Wanderers 16 factors out of their final 18 on supply.

Aimson moved throughout the again three to take the left-sided spot normally crammed by the previous Wigan Athletic loanee as he was absent resulting from sickness.

Speaking after the sport, Evatt confirmed Johnston had caught a illness bug which meant he was unable to maintain any meals down and ensured he wouldn’t be chosen towards the Addicks.

But having caught it on the day of the sport, Evatt is hopeful that Johnston will likely be again out there when Wanderers head to the Kassam Stadium to tackle the U’s on Saturday afternoon.

Evatt stated: “I feel he’ll be okay. I feel these illness bugs are usually 24 hour issues so sadly for him, he caught it on the day of the sport, however I’d suppose he’ll be okay for Saturday.

“He’s simply had some illness in a single day and as we speak. He’s suffered with a illness bug.

“We don’t suppose it’s going to be a protracted one however he’s not been capable of maintain any meals down so there was no approach he may play tonight.”

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