Reading captain Jobi McAnuff is going all out to keep the Royals in the top flight. "I've really enjoyed it, it's a challenge," McAnuff said ahead of tomorrow's crucial clash with relegation rivals Aston Villa at the Madejski Stadium.

"Like with anything in life if things come too easy then do you really appreciate it as much?

"Of course it is a difficult season but it's the best league in the world.

"From our point of view we've been written off before the season even started by pretty much everybody outside Reading Football Club.

"That drives me on."