It has been a busy start to the summer for Reading, who are looking to put a disappointing 2017/18 campaign behind them.
Paul Clement is overseeing his first transfer window since taking charge of Reading, with the Royals securing some early deals.
Andy Yiadom and David Meyler have both arrived at Reading as free agents, with confirmation coming yesterday from the club that John O’Shea would also be arriving at the Madejski Stadium ahead of next season.
#ReadingFC are delighted to confirm that John O'Shea will join the club on a one-year deal on July 1st ✍️
— Reading FC (@ReadingFC) June 6, 2018
The 37-year-old becomes the third free agent to sign up ahead of next, having ended a long association with Sunderland, who have dropped into League One.
O’Shea has a wealth of experience, with over 650 club appearances under his belt over the course of a long career.
Despite Reading working to secure deals early this summer, the club’s fanbase weren’t impressed by O’Shea’s confirmed arrival at the Madejski, which is reflected in the reaction to his signing…
Not as delighted as #safc are!
— Tom Williams (@mackeminbristol) June 6, 2018
What odds on Reading relegation @BetVictor ?
— Bobby Johnson (@BobbysBlag) June 6, 2018
— Tom Smith (@tswizz86) June 6, 2018
hello league 1
— Fraser White (@WhiteFraser) June 6, 2018
Ok have fun O’Shea (on the bench most of the time)
— Luke Smith (@LukeSmith5RFC) June 6, 2018
A league one club celebrating him leaving is all you need to know. See also: Andy Yiadom.
— St Cuthbert (@everthecynic) June 6, 2018
That's a funny way of spelling Marcus Maddison.
— Tom Mitchell (@1871Tom) June 6, 2018
Were you meant to type disappointed and it auto-corrected to delighted?
— jose roque (@joseroque900) June 6, 2018
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