Bikey keen on Reading stay

Royals boss Steve Coppell is preparing a £1.5 million bid for Bikey, according to reports.

Bikey said: “I want to stay in England. Everything is good for me here. My Spanish wife likes it because it’s very much like Spain.

“But Lokomotiv Moscow are my team. I have two more years left with them so I’ll wait and see what the gaffer decides.

“He hasn’t said anything to me yet. If I don’t have any options then I’ll go back to Moscow.”

Coppell added: “When he first came in he was very raw. He has a tendency to be rash on occasions but he’s improving. He made massive strides.

“For 22 he has a very bright future – I hope with us. He is still desperate to prove something.”