VIDEO: Stunning goal by Everton flop is his first in 11-months!

Drenthe

Roysten Drenthe scored a stunning equalising goal which saw Reading snatch a point against fellow promotion rivals Brighton at the weekend.

Skip to 1:05 for the goal.

Former Real Madrid star and Dutch international Royston Drenthe often has flattered to deceive and his stint at Reading has proved no different, well not until the game at the weekend.

The 26-year-old was a cause for excitement for Reading fans at the start of the season, but in his 14 prior games for the club he has been switched around in a number of positions, claiming just one assist.

In fact, the former Toffee hasn't netted a goal since his hat-trick against Mordovia Saransk for Alania Vadikazvaz in the Russian Premier League in April last year.

The strike at the weekend wasn't of a player lacking in confidence however and now his team-mate Michael Hector believes he can be the difference in the Royal's push for promotion.

''It was a surprise in pre-season when he first walked in, I was shocked,'' said the 21-year-old.

''The quality he has in training is crazy and the stuff he does with the ball. I've never seen someone do that in front of me before.

''I think he'll have a big part to play in our promotion push and I think there's a lot more to come from him.''

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