Bikey desperate to stay with Reading

Bikey said: “I still have three years left on my contract with Lokomotiv but I don’t want to go back there. I’m happy at Reading and want to stay long-term. Maybe beating Manchester United would help secure me a contract.

“There’s a different mentality living in Russia and it’s very hard to live there being black. I have a gun for protection. You can get hurt out there. I nearly got badly injured once when three men followed me but I ran away and got into a taxi.”