Arsenal chief scout Brian McDermott is on his way back to Reading FC. BBC Radio reports McDermott is set to return to Reading as the Championship club’s new manager.
The 54 years old, who led the Royals to promotion to the premier league in 2012, will replace Steve Clarke, who was sacked last week. McDermott spent over three years in charge but left in March 2013 with the club in the top-flight relegation zone. He then spent 13 month in charge at Leeds United before taking up a scouting role with Arsenal last year.
According to football league correspondent Daniel Lewis, Reading are reportedly close to naming Brian McDermott as their new manager after holding successful talks. McDermott was sacked by the Royals 32 months ago after being I charge for Four years at the Majeski Stadium.
The Mirror stated that a deal is now in place with McDermott and an official announcement could be made at some stage on Thursday Afternoon. Reading are currently 11th in the Championship standing after recording just one win in their last eight games. McDermott has a lot of work in his hand to turn things around at the Majeski stadium and he has the experience to succeed.
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