Vital Football

Latest Reading FC News

Osborne deal off?

Osborne deal off?

The potential transfer for Kareligh Osborne could be off or put on hold, with several sources reporting that the defender is carrying an injury which would prevent him from carrying out his medical successfully.

The 23-year old looked all set to leave his current club Brentford for the Madejski Stadium, after the London side allowed Osborne to talk to the Royals but the move would now seem unlikely.

His contract was due to run out at the end of the season after rejecting the Bee's final offer of an improved deal. However, it looks possible that he will let his contract run out and look elsewhere in the summer.

This would leave Brian McDermott short of central defensive cover for Kaspars Gorkss and Alex Pearce, with Sean Morrison leaving for Huddersfield in the week and Bongani Khumalo set to return to parent club Tottenham in the next week.

McDermott could now turn his attentions to Swindon centre-back Aden Flint, who has been a big hit at the country ground this season. The Royals boss has also been an admirer of Colchester defender Magnus Okuonghae. However, a loan deal could be more beneficial for the Royals.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Josh
Date:Saturday January 28 2012
Time: 12:00PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Reading Articles

Stam Expecting Tough Preston Test

Manager Jaap Stam has said he's determined to pick up more points in this weekend's trip to Preston North End but he's expecting it to be a tough clash.

Barrow Looking To Kick On

Having opened his Reading account in the midweek clash against Aston Villa, Mo Barrow has said hopefully it'll be the first goal of many more to come from him at Reading.

Officials - Preston v Reading (19/8/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Preston North End and Reading this Saturday.

Stam Thrilled With Villa Victory

Manager Jaap Stam has spoken of his delight at both the performance and the result for Reading in the midweek clash against Aston Villa.

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)

Aston Villa MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Mannone0%
Gunter0%
McShane0%
Moore0%
Blackett0%
van den Berg20%
Kelly0%
Clement40%
Swift0%
Popa40%
Barrow0%
Sub - Evans0%
Sub - McCleary0%
Sub - Beerens0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Reading Results (view all)

The Vital Football Members League