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DONE DEAL: Evans leaves Man City for Reading

Reading have confirmed the signing of George Evans.

The 21-year-old midfielder has left Manchester City to pen a three-and-a-half year contract with the Royals.

The arrival of Evans, who recently returned to City after a successful loan spell at Walsall, excites Reading boss Brian McDermott who cast an eye over the talented youngster earlier this season.

“I am delighted we have secured the signing of George," he told the club's official website.

“I saw him play for Walsall while I was scouting for Arsenal and we've followed him ever since. He is a great guy and a terrific young midfielder with great pedigree, and I'm sure he will become an even better player working in our environment at Reading."

Additionally, Evans Tweeted his delight at completing his move to the Madejski Stadium.

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