MIGUEL Llera reckons Charlton Athletic made a big mistake showing him the door in the summer.
The on-loan Blackpool defender returns to the Valley for the first time for Brentford's Johnstone's Paint Trophy clash tomorrow night.
Llera made 45 appearances for the Addicks, scoring six goals, before the Spanish centre-back was told he was surplus to requirements by Chris Powell.
And the 32-year-old admits he's out to show his old boss what he's missing.
He said: “There was a lot of change at the club over the summer. They signed something like 16 players which was strange, not only for me but other lads who had been there a long time.
"They didn't offer me anything but I wasn't really surprised as I didn't play that often last season.
"I think it was a mistake for them because a lot of players who left signed for Championship clubs.
"I had a good time at Charlton but that's the past and all I'm thinking about is doing well for Brentford.”
Former Brentford keeper Ben Hamer is set to start in goal for Charlton following his permanent switch from Reading in the summer.
The 23-year-old made 80 appearances during four separate loan spells with the Bees.
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