Zenit target Pogrebnyak eager for Reading survival

Pavel Pogrebnyak insists he is focused on the job at hand with Reading and not thinking about his future.

Pavel Pogrebnyak insists he is focused on the job at hand with Reading and not thinking about his future.

The 29-year old Russian striker is being linked with a summer return to former club Zenit St Petersburg but he says he is solely absorbed in helping the second-bottom Royals avoid relegation.

"Nothing,” said Pogrebnyak when asked by Sport-Express regarding the Zewnit rumours.

"The season is not over, so it would be too soon to talk about the future.

"Now, I focus on helping Reading to get important points in the Premier League."

Pogrebnyak signed a four-year deal with Reading last summer after a successful six-month stint with Fulham. He has since scored five goals in 22 appearances for the Berkshire club.

 
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