DONE DEAL | Andrew Shinnie joins Addicks on loan from Luton Town

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Charlton Athletic are delighted to complete the signing of Andrew Shinnie on a season-long loan from Luton Town.

The Scotland international has proven pedigree in League One and was a key player in their 2018/19 promotion season.

The midfielder adds quality to the Addicks’ midfield and Charlton Manager Lee Bowyer was delighted to add a crucial cog to his squad ahead of Friday’s afternoon’s transfer deadline. He said: “He’s a very good player. He’s a good footballer in the final third who has seen it and done it in this league and higher.”

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Shinnie was promoted the last time he played in League One and he has his eyes set on repeating that achievement this season. He said: “I’m delighted to be here. I think the manager liked that I had experience of promotion in this division. It can be a tough division, we had a brilliant season just getting over the line [in 2018/19], so I’ve got that experience, so I want to bring it here to help the rest of the lads as well.”

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Incredibly Shinnie becomes the club’s eighth signing since Thomas Sandgaard took over, just three weeks ago. He said: “I look forward to welcoming Andrew to Charlton. He is a player with the quality and experience to excel at this level, as he has done before.”

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