Next Game

Exeter v Reading

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 19:30

Friendly Match

Pogrebnyak wants Prem stay

Pavel Pogrebnyak admits it would be a "dream" to stay in the Premier League after his agent confirmed interest in the striker from top-flight clubs.

Last Updated: 15/07/13 at 15:42 Post Comment

Pavel Pogrebnyak: Is keen on a move back to the Premier League but would conside

Pavel Pogrebnyak: Is keen on a move back to the Premier League but would conside

The 29-year-old joined Reading on a free transfer from Stuttgart last summer after impressing during a loan spell with Fulham.

However, the Russia international could only manage five goals in the Premier League as the Royals suffered relegation straight back to the Championship.

Pogrebnyak is now almost certain to leave the Madejski Stadium this summer, with Reading owner Anton Zingarevich confirming in May that the player had a relegation release clause in his contract.

His agent, Oleg Artemov, says he has received offers from Premier League clubs and Pogrebnyak is keen to stay in the division.

However, the striker has also refused to rule out a return to Russia, where he has previously enjoyed spells with the likes of Spartak Moscow and Zenit St Petersburg.

"It's true that my dream is to continue my career in England, in the Premier League. But I wouldn't deny a move to Russia," he told sovsport.ru.

"On the contrary, the best moments of my career are from the Russian championship. So anything can happen."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

T

ony Barrett knows his onions, quality journalist. If he says its b*ll*cks, it is. Unfortunately.

King_Kenny
The Old Team Gossip

Y

eah, that'll do nicely. Guess they're feeling pretty flush after the World Cup and see a few successful years ahead with our new manager. Get Vidal in asap now, and let's get things back on track.

badwolf
Man Utd secure adidas kit deal

I

worry about these types of conclusions on a teams brilliance when it was very clear that Argentina had 4 chances where they really should have scored and on chances alone then it would have been the more pragmatic Argentinians who would be the best in the world. I like the Germany team but this just shows that even with planning it relies on a great deal of luck and finding your opponents at just the right time.

dryice
Reward At Last For Years Of Careful Planning

Footer 365

Transfer news: Lazar Markovic has Liverpool medical with deal close

Liverpool are very close to completing the signing of Benfica winger Lazar Markovic, who has been having a medical.

Transfer news: Egypt international Ahmed Fathi to train with Arsenal

Egypt international Ahmed Fathi is set to link up with Arsenal for pre-season training, Sky Sports can confirm.

Premier League: Manchester United secure adidas kit deal

Manchester United have agreed a deal with adidas worth a minimum of £750million over 10 years from the 2015-16 season.

Mail Box

How Rotten Were South American Giants?

They might have made up half the semi-finalists but they never really wowed, did they? That was poor from Brazil and Argentina. Plus, how do you solve a problem like...

Are Germany Now Going To Dominate?

We have your World Cup final reactions - some were wowed and others think it was all an anti-climax. We have lots of thoughts on Lionel Messi too. Has he flopped?

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property