Arsenal travel to Berkshire to take on Reading in Monday night's Premier League clash at Madejski Stadium.

You can find out more about our opponents below.

Reading

Full name: Reading
Manager: Brian McDermott
Club colours: Blue and white hooped shirts, blue shorts, blue socks
Nickname(s): The Royals

 

Three facts about Reading:

  • Manager Brian McDermott is a former Arsenal player
  • The club won the Championship title last season
  • Their highest ever Premier League finish was 8th in 2007/07

Nicky Shorey

STAR MAN
Nicky Shorey
Talented defender Shorey is in his second spell with the club, having previously spent seven years as a Reading player between 2001-08. His form towards the end of that first spell earned him two England caps, against Brazil and Germany. The left back has an eye for goal and has impressed this season.

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