Vital Football

Latest Reading FC News

Andre on his Bike

Andre on his Bike

Royals defender Andre Bikey has admitted he would be tempted away from the club should the opportunity arise.

The Cameroon international will miss the start of the new campaign as he will be at the Olympics, but he has stated he would love a return to the Premier League and would also be interested in a move to France.

Bikey was plucked from obscurity when Steve Coppell gave him a trial whilst playing for Lokomotiv Moscow in Russia. Despite headbutting someone on the trial, Coppell brought him in on a season long loan and subsequently made the deal permanent in a £1m deal.

The defender has shown moments of pure brilliance since his time at Reading but has also shown moments of sheer madness, including a comical attack on a medic in the African Nations final.

Should Bikey leave the Royals it would be seen as a big blow, as he does look to be an excellent prospect for the future and would be an integral part of the Royals side that looks to get back into the Premier League.

When asked about his future, Bikey said, 'To be honest, playing in the Championship has never been my ambition.

'I love the top level, and Reading are in the Championship. I want to play in a top division.

'Playing in France would be good, but England is my preferred choice.

'I could learn a lot in the top league here, or in France.

'I am open to a transfer, but I have a contract with Reading until 2010.`




Join the FREE Telegraph Championship Fantasy Football League!

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Chris Kitley
Date:Monday July 28 2008
Time: 11:46AM

Comments

0
I'll be gutted if he goes tbh. Out of everyone, him and Marek are the two I most want to keep hold of.
uroyals
28/07/2008 14:26:00
0
He's definitely got bags of potential and his moments of madness have made him a bit of a cult hero.
LoyalyRoyaly
28/07/2008 14:27:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital F1 - Sympathy for Kvyat?

Recent Reading Articles

Royals cool interest in Swansea winger

Reports earlier this morning stated that Reading were chasing Swansea's Modou Barrow, but we are now reportedly no longer interested.

Mannone Deal Confirmed

Reading confirmed the arrival of Sunderland goalkeeper Mannone on Wednesday. The former Arsenal shot-stopper was secured as the Royals reacted to the loss of Al-Habsi to Al-Hilal.

Keeper on verge of signing, while striker departs

With the season underway in less than three weeks time, the transfers are starting to hot up, with one set to be incoming and one outgoing.

Swift Back In Training

Due to his involvement with England at the U21 Euros Swift was afforded extra time off at the start of pre-season. The ex-Chelsea midfielder is now back and at it in Holland.

Archived Vital Reading Articles

Vital Reading articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Reading
Write For Vital Reading
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

PO - Huddersfield MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Al Habsi6%
Ilori4%
Moore1%
van den Berg1%
Gunter1%
Evans1%
Williams72%
Blackett1%
Swift1%
Kermorgant4%
Grabban1%
Sub - Obita1%
Sub - McCleary1%
Sub - Kelly5%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Reading Results (view all)

Vital Football Comment