Antonio can leave Reading for Sheffield Wednesday – McDermott

Reading boss Brian McDermott says Michail Antonio can leave for Sheffield Wednesday for the right price.

Reading boss Brian McDermott says Michail Antonio can leave for Sheffield Wednesday for the right price.

The Royals have turned down a bid from the Owls for the winger, who was on loan at Hillsborough last season, but McDermott has revealed that a deal could be done if they return with a more acceptable offer.

"There's been an offer, but we've turned it down," McDermott said. "I'm not sure how much we have heard since.

"Michail's view is that there are a lot of players in front of him, so he needs to move on for his career. That's absolutely fine and I understand that.

"He's training well and working well. We love Michail, so we will see what happens.

"He's in a great environment here working with some really good players and he's always trying to be the best that he possibly can."

 
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