Reading are looking to break the mould after two poor seasons, finishing lower mid-table in the Championship.
The arrival of Jaap Stam has injected a bit of hope in the veins of the club, with a relative air of mystery about what’s to come from the former Manchester United centre half, who joined the Royals as manager on a two-year deal.
A major overhaul is needed within the squad, even though the club attempted a rebuild last season but did it poorly after bringing in six players on loan, and more permanent deals are needed this summer if the club have any hope of pushing upwards.
There are a few players within the side that have a place at the club next season, and could star in any push up the table that may occur next year, despite the need for heavy changes in personnel.
Here are the FOUR key players for Reading next season……