Reading confirm Pogrebnyak agreement

Reading have confirmed a deal is in place with Pavel Pogrebnyak, pending a UK work permit.

Reading have confirmed a deal is in place with Pavel Pogrebnyak, pending a UK work permit.

Royals boss Brian McDermott revealed earlier this week that a deal for Pogrebnyak had been struck, and after the player passed his medical the club say they anticipate the deal to be completed in the coming days.

"Reading Football Club has agreed terms with Pavel Pogrebnyak to join the club," read a statement on club's official website.

"The player has already completed a medical and the deal is now only subject to the player obtaining a UK work permit.

"Reading Football Club anticipate completing the signing within the next seven days."

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