Duo nearing Royals return

Experienced Reading duo Mikele Leigertwood and Jason Roberts are closing in on returns to action.

Last Updated: 10/09/13 at 11:21 Post Comment

Jason Roberts: On the verge of a return to action

Jason Roberts: On the verge of a return to action

Midfielder Leigertwood underwent an ankle operation over the summer and striker Roberts has also yet to appear this season due to a hip injury.

But both players are stepping up their training to give manager Nigel Adkins a welcome fitness boost.

Director of football Nicky Hammond told Press Association Sport: "They are both back on the training field and have been making progress.

"It will be nice to have them both back in contention."


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