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Injury Boost For Reading FC Striker

It's been a difficult start to the season for Reading striker Dominic Samuel after injury, now it looks as if he's ready to fight again for a first team place.

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Samuel has been out of action since the end of August after damaging meniscus in his knee during the Capital One Cup win at Colchester.

It was a big blow for the Reading Academy Graduate who had looked to finally be in contention for regular action after a fine pre-season and good loan spell at Coventry towards the end of last season. Now after more than two-months on the sidelines it looks as if Samuel's ready to grace the Hogwood turf once again.

Since the injury, Samuel has had to watch Nick Blackman go on a remarkable run of form as well as seeing Matej Vydra arrive at the Mad Stad, so it's going to be even tougher for the 21-year-old to fight his way back into contention. However the young forward now has the safety of a new three-year deal that'll keep him at the club until the summer of 2018, so there's no need to rush back.

Get Reading's Charles Watts spoke on a recent Tilehurst End Podcast that Coventry were keen on bringing him back on loan and for now that would certainly seem like a sensible move. Either way best of luck in the recovery Dom and hopefully see you back in the Hoops soon!