Date:Monday March 26 2007
A couple of weeks ago we bought you the news that Andre Bikey may be given the chance to sign for Reading on a permanent basis, Steve Coppell commented that:
'For 22 years of age he (Bikey) has a very bright future - I hope with us. He is still desperate to prove something.'
This was news we had eagerly anticipated and we still live in hope that at the end of the season we will bring you the news that Andre Bikey has signed a permanent deal with the Royals.
But in the meantime we will have to wait to get the 22-year-old Cameroonian internationals name on the back of our shirts and see if such a deal arises.
Bikey himself has made it clear he would like to remain with Reading or at the very least, stay in England:
'I want to stay in England,' Bikey told the Reading Chronicle. 'Everything is good for me here. My Spanish wife likes it because it's very much like Spain.
'But Lokomotiv Moscow are my team. I have two more years left with them, so I'll wait and see what the gaffer decides.
'He hasn't said anything to me yet. If I don't have any options then I'll go back to Moscow.'
For the time being Andre and Vital Reading alike will await news of further talks of a full-time contract deal being negotiated.
Team news: Blackburn vs Reading (Friday October 31 2014)
Akpan enjoying midfield partnership (Thursday October 30 2014)
Midfielder suffers another set back (Wednesday October 29 2014)
Defender glad to be back in the fold (Tuesday October 28 2014)
Williams & Ferdinand get further game time (Tuesday October 28 2014)
'Clean sheet was the most pleasing aspect' (Monday October 27 2014)
Player Ratings - Blackpool (H) (Monday October 27 2014)
Royals end winless run with comfortable victory (Sunday October 26 2014)
Stats: Reading v Blackpool (Sunday October 26 2014)
Gaffer pleased to end poor run (Sunday October 26 2014)
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