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‘Exactly the type of player we need’ – Plenty of Reading fans react to developing transfer story

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Reading have moved a step closer to signing Portuguese forward Pedro Mendes, according to the Reading Chronicle.

This would be a deal that would bring the Sporting Lisbon striker to the Royals on a season-long loan with a potential option to buy included within the agreement.

It would add yet another forward to the Royals ranks who seem to have a number of attackers within their squad who can play in the forward line.

Reading won their opening game of the season on Saturday as they comfortably dispatched Derby County at Pride Park.

One man who was in inspired form was striker Lucas Joao who netted the opener, before his clever flick setup Ovie Ejaria to confirm the three points.

Joao will be hoping that Mendes doesn’t come into the squad and take his position as the lone striker, although added competition for places in the Royals front-line could be a welcome dilemma for Royals boss Veljko Paunović.

Here’s how Reading fans reacted to the news that Mendes is on his way to Berkshire…

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