UK time is: 05:03:59
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Royals boss says club is in talks with players

Reading manager Brian McDermott has stated that the Berkshire club are in talks to bring in players this summer.

The 51-year old has only made one signing so far this summer, which was the acquisition of free transfer Garath McCleary last month. McDermott is still keen however to bring in more new faces into the Reading squad, to strengthen for the new Premier League campaign in two months time.

McDermott told the Reading Post: "We have our targets and we will see what happens. Just because we are in talks doesn`t mean it is necessarily going to happen. We are trying to get players in, but with any good player there is always going to be competition to sign him from elsewhere.'

The Royals have been linked with many names in the past two months, with the likes of Jermaine Defoe and Yakubu even mentioned as possible targets. Following the takeover from TSI, Director of Football Nicky Hammond has said Reading are now in a more secure financial situation to welcome bigger signings to the club.

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Josh  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday June 16 2012

Time: 1:00PM

Your Comments

THink you'd have to pay some pretty astronomical wages for Defoe. He was our highest earner until Modric signed his current deal. Looking forward to seeing what kind of players head to Reading though. McDermott has a very good record at buying from below so hopefully he can match that with some great signings from the top. A couple of ready made Prem players are key
Dave the Yid
Agreed, think we need some Premier League experience in our squad. Only a handful of players in our squad have played in the Prem so hopefully he will spend wisely!
Y19-Royal
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Reading Articles

Sheff Wed 1 - 0 Reading (Saturday September 20 2014)

Takeover completed - end of Madejski era (Saturday September 20 2014)

Team news: Sheff Wed vs Reading (Friday September 19 2014)

Takeover 'finally' set for completion (Thursday September 18 2014)

Player Ratings - Millwall (H) (Thursday September 18 2014)

Cox scores winner in five-goal thriller (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Stats: Reading v Millwall (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Gaffer relieved to get win in thrilling game (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Reading 3 - 2 Millwall (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Archived Reading Articles

List All Vital Reading Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Sheff Wed 1 - 0 Reading
Reading 1 - 2 Huddersfield
Reading 3 - 2 Millwall
Reading 1 - 0 Ipswich
Reading 3 - 0 Fulham
Wigan 2 - 2 Reading

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Charlton 8 3 5 0 3 14
8. Derby County 8 3 4 1 5 13
9. Blackburn 8 4 1 3 0 13
10. Reading 8 4 1 3 0 13
11. Leeds Utd 8 4 1 3 0 13
12. Ipswich 7 3 2 2 3 11
13. Millwall 8 3 2 3 0 11

Breaking League News

Fans sent home happy - Karanka
Middlesbrough : 20/09/2014 21:10:00
Brighton 0 Blackpool 0 (Report)
Brighton : 20/09/2014 20:08:00
Bolton : 20/09/2014 20:00:00
Jerome To The Rescue
Norwich : 20/09/2014 19:53:00
RUFC - Evans Explains Decision To Change 'Keeper
Rotherham : 20/09/2014 19:45:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Prediction for the Fulham game?
Suggested By:  Josh
Win 37%
Draw 18%
Loss 45%