The 24-year-old central defender's contract at the Madejski Stadium expires next summer, and he is keen to pen new terms to remain part of Brian McDermott's squad
The 24-year-old's current deal runs out at the end of the season, meaning the Royals may need to cash in on the player in January if a new agreement cannot be reached.
But, despite Pearce making just four league appearances so far this season, McDermott hopes to see the situation resolved quickly.
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"His agent needs to contact the club and they need to get together again. I don't want this to drag on for much longer.
"It's out of my hands. It has to do with the club and the agent."