It has been a disappointing campaign so far at the Madejski Stadium, with Reading struggling to rediscover the form they showed last season in the Sky Bet Championship, which helped them to reach the play-off final.
Jaap Stam’s side have struggled to make an impact this year in the race for the top-six, with the Royals heading into the festive period struggling to keep pace with the division’s top-six
Personnel at the Madejski Stadium is largely the same as last season, but Stam’s side are struggling to dominate their opposition in the same way they did so effectively during the 2016/17 campaign.
However, in the Championship, momentum can be a wonderful thing, and Stam and his side will be aware that a strong start to 2018 could be all it takes for Reading to stage a push for promotion.
With that in mind, we take a look at TWO signings Reading need to make ASAP when the transfer window opens in 2018…