Russian youngster on Royals radar
Reading owner Anton Zingarevich has revealed the newly promoted club are looking to bring in Russian winger Denis Cheryshev.
The 21-year-old currently players for Real Madrid's second side, Castilla in the Liga Adelante, where he has scored 13 goals in 80 appearances.
The Russian has caught the eye of a number of clubs around Europe due to his domestic performances and a promising start to his international career scoring six times in 10 appearances for the Russian Under-21 side.
The former Sprting Gijon youth player has spoken of his long-term ambitions with Real Madrid and a loan move could enhance his reputation.
Reading have started Premier League life poorly taking only one point from their opening four games and currently sitting bottom of the pile.
Speaking to Sport Express, Zingarevich said: "Our scouts watched Cheryshev in Castilla's match against Barcelona B. I can't guarantee that he will come to Reading, but it's possible, and Denis himself knows this. In the off-season we were negotiating with players at the level of England internationals. People like the club."