Rumour Mill: Reading to poach Spurs captain?
Reading have been linked with a potential move for Tottenham defender Ledley King.
The rumour was reported by the Twitter account 'Agent_ITK', that the Royals could be set to move for the former England defender when his contract is up at the end of the season. The credibility of this account is unknown but cannot be taken too seriously.
King, 31, has a chronic knee injury that only allows him play once a week and instead of training with his team mates, he swims and does personal training to keep fit. He has spend all of his career at Spurs, where he has made over 250 appearances.
As it stands, Reading only have two recognised centre half's in their current squad in Kaspars Gorkss and Alex Pearce. Other central defenders Sean Morrison is on loan at Huddersfield Town, while Michael Hector is currently learning his trade with League Two side Barnet.