Vital Football

Latest Reading FC News

Reading in discussions with Palace over Clyne

Reading in discussions with Palace over Clyne

Reading are in discussions with Crystal Palace over the transfer of defender Nathaniel Clyne, according to the South London Press.

The 21-year old is out of contract at the Championship side and is able to speak with other clubs. Fellow Premier League sides Fulham and West Ham are the other sides reportedly in discussions with the Eagles over Clyne. As Clyne is under the age of 24, compensation would need to be agreed if he was to move on a free transfer.

Clyne has impressed many with his mature and confident performances at right-back for Palace, becoming the youngest player in Championship history to play every minute in a single season. Manchester United have also shown interest in the England U21 international, but Fulham remain favourites to sign him.

There is no doubt that Clyne would be a fantastic coup for Brian McDermott, who is keen to add defensive options to his side in the next few weeks. It is clear he is now ready to take that step up to the Premier League, after turning down the opportunity to join Wolves in February 2010. Would you welcome him as signing, or is it too early for Clyne?

Wiki page: Nathaniel Clyne

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Josh
Date:Monday July 9 2012
Time: 5:00PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Reading Articles

Stats: Sheff Utd v Reading

All the stats from Sheff Utd (2) vs (1) Reading, Bramall Lane, 21/10/17 Att: 26,265

Team news - Sheffield United vs Reading

As we look forward to building on our win at Leeds last week with another tough away trip at Sheffield United, we take a quick peek at some team news.

Officials - Sheffield United v Reading (21/10/17)

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

Stam confirms summer interest in striker

Jaap Stam confirms he tried to raid his former club for a striker in the summer, but proved unsuccessful.

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)

Sheff U MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Mannone0%
Gunter0%
Moore0%
Ilori0%
Bacuna0%
Edwards0%
Aluko0%
van den Berg0%
Blackett0%
Barrow0%
Beerens0%
Sub - McShane0%
Sub - Swift0%
Sub - Clement0%
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 Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.smokey441
Vital Football Comment