Championship promotion hopefuls Reading have confirmed that Steaua Bucharest winger Adrian Popa has joined the club on a three-and-a-half year deal, according to an official club announcement.
The 28-year-old winger joins Reading who currently sit third in the Championship, just six points behind Newcastle United who are in second.
The vastly experienced winger has played countless times both internationally including in the most recent European Championships in France.
Popa has also got vast experience both in the Romanian top flight and in continental European competitions such as the Champions League for Steaua Bucharest.
Jaap Stam will be hoping that the added experience that Adrian Popa will bring to the side can help further cement Reading’s position in the heart of the playoff picture.
Once Popa has received international clearance from both the Romanian and English football association, he will be eligible for selection, Popa could potentially make his debut on Tuesday night against Birmingham City.
Reading fans, what do you make of the news? Are you pleased by the signing of Adrian Popa? How does he compare to your other wingers? Is this the calibre of signing that Reading needs to be making? Can you see Popa coming straight into the starting line-up? How much of a success do you think he will be at Reading? Let us hear your thoughts and opinions in the comment section below!