Di Canio senses he's out of Reading running

Paolo di Canio feels he's out of the running for the Reading job.

Brian McDermott was sacked as Reading manager on Tuesday, prompting speculation the Italian could be in line to replace him after he saw their defeat to Aston Villa.

However, Di Canio told BBC Sport: "It was just a coincidence. I was there only to watch the game.

"I was sat with Stuart Pearce at Reading and we had some discussions about the game.

"I want to watch games at the top level and [the Madejski Stadium] was full of passion, so it was good to go there.

"Next time it could be Swansea or Southampton or Tottenham, I don't know, but this is what I am going to do for the next few weeks."

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