Drenthe will sign for Reading - agent

The representative of the Netherlands international has confirmed his client is set to return to English football with a move to the Madejski Stadium in the coming days
Royston Drenthe has agreed a deal to join Championship side Reading, his agent has confirmed.

Drenthe, who spent the 2011-12 season on loan at Everton, will sign a three-year deal to return to English football at the Madejski Stadium.

And the Dutchman's representative Fabian Veldwijk revealed his client is excited at the prospect of joining the Royals as they bid to make an instant return to the Premier League.

“The contract has been signed,” he told NUsport. “A few small things have to be arranged before it's official.

“He has a good feeling with the club and wants to play in England.”

Drenthe rose to prominence at Feyenoord but has endured a nomadic career since, including spells with Real Madrid, Hercules, Everton and Russian minnows Alania Vladikavkaz.