Jaap Stam is assembling a very impressive side at Reading, and has made some shrewd transfers so far who could really help his side push on.
Of the five summer signings so far, only one has any Football League experience in former Brentford loanee and Chelsea youngster John Swift, and still then he isn’t a household name.
Anssi Jaakkola looks like a useful little player after joining from South African side Ajax Cape Town, and Dutch midfielder Joey van den Berg looks like he will be the nucleus of this Reading side.
On top of these, Danzell Gravenberch looks a wise capture, and Joseph Mendes will provide some much needed pace to Reading’s attacking line up.
As well as these new signings you have the insanely talented crop of young players coming through who are really expected to break into the first team.
Here are THREE Reading players who could surprise a lot of people next season…….