Reading - Royston in it for the long haul
UK time is: 17:53:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Royston in it for the long haul

Royston Drenthe has said he wants to be at Reading for a long time and also says his fitness has improved massively.

The summer signing joined the Royals with a series of fitness issues, including recent injuries and poor match fitness through lack of playing time. However, the backroom staff have worked hard to get Royston into shape and it appears the one-time Dutch international is nearing full fitness.

Speaking to the Official Reading FC website about his early days at Reading, Drenthe said: 'I thank the gaffer, the coaches and everyone who has worked really hard with me. It was really tough in pre-season but I'm in good shape and I feel really good.'

'I said to my teammates, I'm really happy to be here and I hope that I can be here for a long time. Blackpool is the next game and we have to be confident. It will not be easy against them, they are on an up at the moment. We have to go there and prove ourselves.'


It's nice to see that Royston wants to have a long future here and not just use us to get his name back out in European football. We have seen glimpses of what he is capable of already, but I'm sure he will get better with every game, which is bad news for other Championship sides!

Wiki page: Royston Drenthe

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:Thursday August 22 2013

Time: 10:00AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Reading Articles

The transfer window closes (Wednesday September 2 2015)

Brentford 1-3 Reading (Sunday August 30 2015)

Brentford Vs Reading (Saturday August 29 2015)

Big Russian joins Dynamo Moscow (Thursday August 27 2015)

Portsmouth Vs Reading (Tuesday August 25 2015)

Reading 0-0 MK Dons (Sunday August 23 2015)

Reading Vs MK Dons (Friday August 21 2015)

Archived Reading Articles

List All Vital Reading Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Leeds Utd 5 1 4 0 1 7
11. MK Dons 5 2 1 2 1 7
12. Wolves 5 2 1 2 -1 7
13. Reading 5 1 3 1 1 6
14. Fulham 5 1 2 2 0 5
15. Sheff Wed 5 1 2 2 -1 5
16. Forest 5 1 2 2 -1 5

Reading Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Jutkiewicz Suffers Cruciate Injury
Burnley : 02/09/2015 17:49:00
Former Fulham Favourite Goes Greek
Fulham : 02/09/2015 17:11:00
Tarkowski Update
Fulham : 02/09/2015 17:05:00
The transfer window closes
Reading : 02/09/2015 16:46:01
IS THIS A FAIR CONTRIBUTATION?
Charlton : 02/09/2015 16:25:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What Striker do you want to see here?
Suggested By:  
Dom Solanke 6%
Lewis Grabban 9%
Jamie Mackie 16%
Carlton Cole 9%
Nahki Wells 60%