New side enter race for Royals defender
The majority of reports said that Pearce was on the verge of a move to Liverpool, after being pictured with their director Ian Ayre on a night out in London. However, according to the The Shields Gazette, the Magpies are ready to show their interest in the Royals defender.
Alan Pardew is resigned to losing key talisman Fabricio Coloccini over the summer and is already searching for a replacement. Reading boss Nigel Adkins has given up hope in attempting to secure him a new deal, after rejecting two improved offers, over the past six months.
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