Date: 15th January 2018 at 5:57pm
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Charlton Athletic have tonight confirmed that Ricky Holmes has left the club to join Championship side Sheffield United.

With speculation rife about Holmes’ future at the club he has now officially made the switch to Bramall Lane for an undisclosed fee.

The 30 year old winger came in from Northampton Town back in the summer of 2016 and in his debut season he scored 13 times in 38 appearances, taking our Player of the Year for 2016/17.

He leaves having scored a total of 19 goals in 64 appearances and he now rejoins former manager Chris Wilder.

Director Richard Murray told the Official Site of the departure.

‘I`d like to thank Ricky for his contribution to the club while he was here. He scored some special goals that will live long in the memory with Charlton fans. As everyone is aware, the owner is talking to various parties about a potential takeover and while that is ongoing he has said there will not be funds made available to bring players in on a permanent basis. With Ricky going, however, that does free up some space on the wage bill and Karl, Steve Gallen and the team will be looking at how best to utilise that.’

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