Reading swooping for Chelsea's Benayoun

Reading are swooping for Chelsea midfielder Yossi Benayoun.

Reading are swooping for Chelsea midfielder Yossi Benayoun.

The Daily Star Sunday says Royals boss Brian McDermott wants the Israeli midfielder, 32, after Arsenal’s Andrey Arshavin rejected a move.

Turkish club Galatasaray would like the Russian, 31, after having a £4million bid rejected last summer.

Benayoun’s time with the Hammers has been plagued by injuries.

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