We are almost three weeks into the January transfer window and a number of Championship clubs have seen players go and arrive but with less than a fortnight until it closes, there are still signings to be made.
There has only been one transfer saga around the Madejski Stadium this month and that has been the prolonged arrival of defender Tiago Ilori.
The Portuguese defender signed on the dotted line earlier this week for an undisclosed fee.
I am sure manager Jaap Stam will still be looking at recruiting as the attacking options for the Royals still look fairly thin on the ground and the Dutchman will make sure he has the strength in his squad to challenge their rivals for promotion to the top flight.
It is now time to get realistic though with little time to get deals over the line and many clubs will be looking to sign players next week, so here are three realistic acquisitions Reading could make in the next seven days…