Transfer Window Tussle
As the January transfer window looms, Blackpool and Reading are reportedly vying for the signature of Charlton Athletic’s Terell Thomas. The two League One clubs are eager to bolster their defenses and see the St Lucia international as a prime target.
Thomas, versatile in defense, is capable of playing both as a left-back and a centre-back. His contributions to Charlton this season have been significant, with 20 appearances across all competitions, 17 of which were in League One. The 28-year-old’s current form has not gone unnoticed, and with his contract set to expire in six months, interest is peaking.
Having begun his football journey in Charlton’s youth academy, Thomas’s career has taken him to various clubs including Wigan Athletic, Sutton United, AFC Wimbledon, Crewe Alexandra, and a previous stint at Reading. Since his return to Charlton in September 2022, Thomas has been a consistent presence on the pitch, despite a limited engagement at Reading during his earlier years there.
A Potential Reading Reunion?
Although Thomas only made two senior appearances for Reading in the past, the possibility of rejoining the club is on the horizon. With the January transfer window about to open, both Blackpool and Reading are preparing their bids for a player who could be a valuable asset in their quest for League One success.