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Royals complete Pogrebnyak deal

July 5, 2012
By ESPN staff
Newly-promoted Reading have completed the signing of Russia striker Pavel Pogrebnyak on a four-year contract after he was granted a work permit.

• Royals agree striker terms

Pogrebnyak, 28, had been widely expected to join Fulham after impressing while on loan during the second half of last season, scoring six goals in 12 games, and his capture by Reading "shows where we are going as a club", according to manager Brian McDermott.

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