Jaap Stam’s Reading have had a decent season in 2016/17, and sit firmly in the play-off places heading into the final few matches.
Few Royals fans would’ve seriously predicted a strong promotion push from their side ahead of the season, following the disappointing campaigns they’d endured over the last few years.
Previous Reading managers like Brian McDermott and Steve Clarke had failed to guide the Royals anywhere near where Stam has taken them.
This season, the Madejski crowd have seen a much improved Reading side. Though the style of play has been negative and somewhat boring to watch at times, it’s worked and has seen the Berkshire based club defeat play-off rivals like Sheffield Wednesday, Leeds and Fulham.
The likes of Garath McCleary, John Swift and Ali Al-Habsi have been terrific for Reading in 2016/17, but not all Royals players have performed to the best of their ability.
FootballLeagueWorld writer Rob Booth identifies TWO Reading players whose futures are in doubt at the Mad Stad…