Vital Football

Latest Reading FC News

Bid accepted for Sigurdsson

Bid accepted for Sigurdsson

We reported this rumour here yesterday and Royals fans worst fears have come true this morning with the news we have accepted a bid from German side Hoffenheim for our star player.


The bid is believed to be in the region of £5million, and Sigurdsson will be a direct replacement for Carlos Eduardo, who the German's have just sold to Rubin Kazan.


There is nothing on the official site yet, but they do not normally report these things until they have been completed so we wouldn't expect to hear anything yet anyway.


This will come as a major blow to all Royals fans, as the Icelandic midfielder is one of the only joys of watching this club at the moment. That was summed up with his outstanding goal at the weekend against Leicester, a goal that will probably be his last in a blue and white shirt.


We will wait and see how much of that cash will be reinvested in the team, but my guess is less that 25%. Either way McDermott is sure to change his formation to a 4-4-2, as there could be no player we could attract to play 'in the hole' that would be anywhere near the standard of Sigurdsson.




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

Writer:Steve Guscott
Date:Monday August 30 2010
Time: 11:20AM

Comments

0
Knew this would happen as soon as McDermott talked on Friday about it might not be possible to keep hold of everyone. Sad day for the club, but I am sure Madejski is delighted to rbring in some more cash to fill the black hole. Sack the board
South Bank
30/08/2010 11:24:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Reading Articles

Football League Rule Out B Teams (23/9/16)

The Football League, or EFL for those who like pointless rebrands, have now compiled the initial responses from the 72 clubs under their umbrella...

Barnsley 1-2 Reading

Reading continued their unbeaten run with a great victory at Barnsley on Saturday.

The first was the best since this time last year with quick passing and some wonderful moves.

Reading

Brighton Vs Reading- EFL Cup

Reading travel to Brighton for the 3rd round of the EFL cup.

Brighton have won their last two whilst reading haven't lost in 6

Both sides are set to ring the changes

EFL Trophy & Whole Game Solution Update

With the attempt to revive the EFL Trophy by changing the format and introducing Academy sides into the competition...

Archived Vital Reading Articles

Vital Reading articles from

Site Journalists

thurlow97
Editor email
Profile
Josh
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

What Striker do you want to see here?
Suggested By:
Dom Solanke10%
Lewis Grabban8%
Jamie Mackie10%
Carlton Cole 7%
Nahki Wells65%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Norwich 9 6 2 1 20 6
2 Huddersfield 9 6 1 2 19 4
3 Brighton 9 5 2 2 17 6
4 Reading 9 5 2 2 17 0
5 Newcastle 9 5 1 3 16 10
6 Birmingham 9 4 4 1 16 4
7 Barnsley 9 5 0 4 15 6
8 Wolves 9 4 3 2 15 3
9 Brentford 9 4 2 3 14 6
10 Bristol City 9 4 2 3 14 5
11 Sheff Wed 9 4 2 3 14 -1
12 Leeds Utd 9 4 1 4 13 -1
13 Fulham 9 3 4 2 13 -2
14 Ipswich 9 3 3 3 12 0
15 Forest 9 3 2 4 11 -2
16 Q.P.R. 9 3 2 4 11 -4
17 Aston Villa 9 1 6 2 9 0
18 Burton 9 2 3 4 9 -2
19 Preston 9 3 0 6 9 -4
20 Blackburn 9 2 2 5 8 -6
21 Cardiff 9 2 2 5 8 -7
22 Derby County 9 1 3 5 6 -6
23 Rotherham 9 1 3 5 6 -12
24 Wigan 9 1 2 6 5 -3
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Reading Results (view all)

Reading Fixtures (view all)

Sep 27 2016 7:45PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 18 2016 8:00PM : Aston Villa (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Rotherham United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 25 2016 7:45PM : Arsenal (a)
Capital One Cup