Pogrebnyak ponders Royals talks

  • By: Juha Pal
  • Last Updated: December 13 2012, 16:40 GMT

Reading striker Pavel Pogrebnyak says he may need to hold talks over his future as he continues to struggle to hold down a regular place in the first team.

Pogrebnyak: Has been on the bench in recent weeks

Pavel Pogrebnyak

7. Pavel Pogrebnyak

Title Number
Appearances 4 (0)
Goals 1
Assists 0
Yellows 1
Reds 0
*Current Season

The 29-year-old joined the Royals on a free transfer in the summer and started the season by scoring four goals in eight appearances.

However, he has since fallen out of favour and currently seems to be behind the likes of Jason Roberts and Adam Le Fondre in the pecking order at the Madejski Stadium.

Although he says he has not yet discussed the situation with Reading owner and compatriot Anton Zingarevich, he hinted that talks may be on the cards.

"Not yet, but maybe we should do it soon," Pogrebnyak told Sovsport.ru when asked if he had spoken with Zingarevich.

Pogrebnyak, who did rule out a move back to his home country, still believes his side have the quality to survive the drop despite currently being six points adrift of safety.

He added: "The situation became tough after our defeat against Southampton but we have good players. But someone should whisper correctly how and what we should do on the pitch."


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