Rotherham United boss Paul Warne on the chances of Ben Wiles being fit to face Charlton Athletic

Ben Wiles in action against Sunderland. Picture by Kerrie BeddowsBen Wiles in action against Sunderland. Picture by Kerrie Beddows
Ben Wiles in action against Sunderland. Picture by Kerrie Beddows
HIGH-FLYING Rotherham United expect midfielder Ben Wiles to recover from the battering he took in Saturday's demolition of fellow promotion contenders Sunderland and be declared fit for Tuesday's trip to Charlton Athletic.

The 22-year-old turned in a man-of the-match display as the Millers trounced the Black Cats 5-1 at AESSEAL New York Stadium but paid the price as the visitors singled him out for some rough treatment.

In-form Rotherham head to the Valley in fourth spot in League One and looking extend their unbeaten record to 12 matches.

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"The only concern I have is Wilesy because he took so many foul on his ankles," said manager Paul Warne.

The player will be checked out at training tomorrow afternoon before the squad travel by coach to London for an overnight stay.

The Millers have no other new injury concerns after leapfrogging Sunderland in the table with goals from Michael Smith 2, Freddie Ladapo 2 and Michael Ihiekwe in a stunning performance.

"I don't think anyone has got anything that means they can't play on Tuesday night," Warne said. "They have got bruises, but when you win bruises don't seem to hurt too much."

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Rotherham are the joint-top scorers in the division, have the conceded the joint-fewest number of goals and have a better goal difference than any other side.

Wiles said: The team is sticking together so well. The morale is flying high. Everyone is buying into what the gaffer wants and the competition for places is really intense.

"Because of that, the performances have been excellent for the last few weeks. I'm buzzing at the minute and so are the rest of the lads."

Charlton, who had been struggling until boss Nigel Adkins was sacked, have won both their games under caretaker manager Johnnie Jackson.