McCARTHY MAKES READING RETURN
Reading have recalled goalkeeper Alex McCarthy from a loan spell at Championship rivals Ipswich.
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McCarthy joined the Tractor Boys on a three-month deal in January and he was due to stay at Portman Road until April 11.
However, after Reading's back-up goalkeeper Mikkel Andersen suffered a knee injury earlier this week, McCarthy has been summoned back.
With Andersen's injury being assessed, McCarthy could provide the cover for first-choice goalkeeper Adam Federici when Reading head to promotion rivals West Ham on Saturday.
The 22-year-old made 10 appearances during his time with Ipswich and started six games during a loan spell at Leeds United earlier in the season.