Reading will be hoping for a stronger campaign this time around than last year with the Royals only just avoiding relegation in 17/18.
The men from the Madejski Stadium really plummeted under Jaap Stam last campaign and Paul Clement arrived just in time to get them to safety.
Fans, though, will now want to see more from Clement and proof that he can get them back challenging for a playoff spot.
Whilst we wait to see who he adds to his signings so far, though, a cult hero has left the club by mutual consent – Yann Kermorgant:
#ReadingFC can confirm that the contract of striker Yann Kermorgant has been mutually ended in advance of its expiration next summer.
— Reading FC (@ReadingFC) July 10, 2018
A player who helped lead the playoff charge back in 16/17, the experienced forward did still have time to run on his current deal.
With that said, though, Paul Clement evidently feels that he will not be in his plans for the coming campaign and so all parties have agreed to part ways.
He’s a player that will go down well in recent Reading folklore, though, and that has been reflected by the tweets of support and thanks for the former Charlton man on Twitter.
Let’s see what has been said:
— ♛ ???????????????????????????? ♚ (@1hundredand6) July 10, 2018
— Dr. King Schultz ???????????????????????????? (@Adamhumphries44) July 10, 2018
One man army got us to the PO Final, gutted he didn’t get that season in the Prem #MerciYann
— Reading Talk (@RoyalReading106) July 10, 2018
Goodbye sweet prince pic.twitter.com/Za5W99w9sA
— Tommy (@Tom_RA_Hawthorn) July 10, 2018
Thanks for the memories yann
— David McDougall (@DavidMc31063000) July 10, 2018
All the best yann
— Chaz (@charlie_rfc_) July 10, 2018
Cheers yann all the best
— Robert???? (@MeylersBeard) July 10, 2018
Thank you yann, all the best????❤️
— George Blair????????????⚔️ (@GeorgeBlairr) July 10, 2018
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