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Reading FC Close In On Vydra Deal

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Sky Sports believe that Reading are on the verge of signing former Championship player of the season Matej Vydra on a season-long-loan deal.

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Vydra has been out of favour at Watford despite only signing on a permanent basis this past summer. The forward was a big part of last season's promotion push with 16 goals last season in his second loan spell from Udinese. That loan move was made permanent this summer with the Czech forward signing a five-year-deal but so far the 23-year-old has made just one appearance in the Capital One Cup.

Now Sky Sports are reporting he'll join Reading on a season-long-loan deal with the Royals paying a £2 million pound loan fee.

Vydra has history with Steve Clarke, having spent the 2013/14 season on loan with West Brom in the Premier League but again struggled for playing time with just seven league starts and only three goals.

Still, the forward's pedigree at Championship level is highly impressive with a total of 36 goals in just 82 appearances in two full seasons in the second tier. His 20 goals in 2012/13 saw him named the League's best player and he would undoubtedly add a lot of quality to Reading's forward line.

The only slight reservation with the deal is the club having to pay £2 million pounds just for a loan deal, plus whatever percentage of his wages. Still, if he scores the goals that turns us from midtable also rans to promotion contenders, it'll be worth every penny.

Stay tuned for more info on this one folks!