UK time is: 05:13:44
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Adu En-Route To Reading?

According to an article published in today`s Sun newspaper, talented American youngster Freddy Adu could be on his way to the Madejski Stadium.

The article suggests that Steve Coppell is looking into signing Adu on six month loan deal with designs to make the contract permanent by next summer. The paper claims that somewhere in the 5million region will be paid, a fee that is more then treble that paid for record signing Seol Ki-Hyeon.

Adu has been a starlet in the US since he made his Major League Soccer debut at the tender age of 14, making history as the youngest professional in US sports ever. He also holds the record as America`s youngest international.

It is though Freddy could be lured to the club by international team-mates Bobby Convey and Marcus Hahnemann.

And with the contracts of MLS players being owned by the League rather then the club, Adu could make the move to improve the reputation and rank of the league.

A source inside the MLS told the Sun: "If an offer comes in for Freddy it will be considered.

"The player`s wishes and desires would be involved in the process."

Adu recently featured in his club D.C United`s victory over the New York Red Bulls to retain the Atlantic Cup. Celtic fans may also remember Adu`s stunning performance against them when D.C United stomped them 4-0 with Adu netting.

Although the addition of Adu would be a great asset to Steve Coppell`s paper-thin team, we still await any official statement from the club.




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:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday September 27 2006

Time: 1:37PM

Your Comments

5 million is a lot of money for a young lad with nothing but potential
mvmiller
To much money for him
Tigerphil
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Reading Articles

Player Ratings - Wycombe (A) (Sunday July 27 2014)

Royals impress in third friendly (Sunday July 27 2014)

Former skipper finds new club (Saturday July 26 2014)

HRK still wants forward role (Saturday July 26 2014)

The Championship 2014/15 - Bolton (Thursday July 24 2014)

Archived Reading Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
16. Middlesbrough 0 0 0 0 0 0
17. Millwall 0 0 0 0 0 0
18. Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
21. Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
22. Watford 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Kidderminster 0 - 3 Birmingham City
Birmingham : 27/07/2014 22:32:00
Owls share spoils in Rovers friendly
Sheff Wed : 27/07/2014 20:21:00
LUFC Leeds Summer Transfer Rumours - Week Eleven
Leeds Utd : 27/07/2014 19:13:00
The Championship 2014/15 - Brentford
Reading : 27/07/2014 18:23:00
Latics Put On Open Training Session For Fans
Wigan : 27/07/2014 17:42:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What area do we need to strengthen most?
Suggested By:  Josh
Goalkeeper 6%
Defence 8%
Midfield 8%
Attack 78%