What a season it’s been for Reading, and whether they win promotion or not Jaap Stam will face an extremely busy summer.
The Royals are currently in fourth place following an astonishing season that, frankly, nobody saw coming.
A number of pundits and fans tipped them for relegation ahead of pre-season, but the appointment of Stam has proven to be a masterstroke, with his philosophy of possession based football giving them a very fair shot at Premier League football next year.
However, even if their play-off campaign ends in disaster, the club will face busy and tough transfer window and will face a heavy battle to keep their star players as well as capitalising on the position they’ve built this year.
There are additions that will need to be made to beef up the squad, and whether they win promotion or not, here are THREE players Stam should scout ahead of this summer….