Date: 6th August 2012 at 12:47pm
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Reading winger Michail Antonio is edging closer to a move away from the Madejski Stadium, with Sheffield Wednesday his destination.


It has been widely reported that the newly-promoted Championship side have agreed a fee with Reading’s director of football Nicky Hammond, with Antonio just needing to complete personal terms and a medical. The fee is likely to remain undisclosed, but is expected to be just short of a seven-figure fee, after already rejecting a £700k bid last month.


The 22-year old was not involved in Saturday’s friendly at Bournemouth, attempting to finalise this move to Hillsborough. The former Tooting & Mitcham player failed to nail down a starting place under Brian McDermott, while he made a superb impact on loan with Dave Jones’ side in the tail end of last season, helping them to promotion to the Championship.


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4 Replies to “Antonio close to Royals exit”

  • NOOOOOOOOOO! Joshy, get him to change his mind! I have someone at my work who said he boguht a new house in Reading and doesnt want to leave but he has been loaned a house for usage in Sheffield 🙁

  • I think its fair to say the move was probably the right decision for him. He was fifth choice winger as it stood, so I can’t really blame him. Very pacey and powerful winger, but definitely lacked that final ball in the last third.

  • WOAHHHHH. he is definately not 5th choice! at best 4th! jobi, Jim, Hal then was him but now gareth is in he is but Obita (my best mate) will be up there now!

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