Reports have emerged on Twitter via a Sun reporter that Reading's much publicised persuit of Crystal Palace striker Glen Murray may be being delayed due to a dispute over the length of Murray's contract at the Madejski Stadium.
RT @reluctantnicko: Glenn Murray move from Crystal Palace to Reading being held up over dispute about length of contract @SunSportNow— Charles Watts (@charles_watts) September 1, 2014
No news on what the dispute is about but you can understand Reading's reluctance to hand out too long a deal to a player who turns 31 this month and has recently come off a serious injury. I'd imagine Reading would be keen to stick to two years, while Murray is probably pushing for a third or fourth. That's speculation at this stage but we're hardly a club known for handing out bloated multi-year contracts, well outside the Zingarevich era....
More on this story as we get it.