Report: After one league start under Christiansen, Leeds summer signing Cameron Borthwick-Jackson could join Reading

Leeds United's English defender Cameron Borthwick-Jackson (R) vies with Leicester City's English midfielder Marc Albrighton during the English League Cup fourth round football match...

Leeds United's Cameron Borthwick-Jackson could be on the move this month.

Leeds United's English defender Cameron Borthwick-Jackson (R) vies with Leicester City's English midfielder Marc Albrighton during the English League Cup fourth round football match...

According to the Daily Mail, Reading are interested in signing Cameron Borthwick-Jackson if he leaves Leeds United this month.

Manchester United defender Borthwick-Jackson, 20, has come up through the ranks with the Red Devils, having joined all the way back in 2003.

Once thought of as a potential star of the future, left back Borthwick-Jackson made 14 first-team appearances in the 2015-16 season, but has since endured struggles.

Manchester United's English defender Cameron Borthwick-Jackson prepares to take a throw in during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Southampton at Old...

A loan move to Wolverhampton Wanderers last season saw him play just seven times, and he has fared even worse at Leeds this season, making just one Championship start under Thomas Christiansen.

Now, the Daily Mail report that Manchester United want Borthwick-Jackson to play more regularly in the second half of the season, and could terminate his Leeds loan deal to send him elsewhere.

It's stated that Championship rivals Reading are now keen to land Borthwick-Jackson for the rest of the season, exploring a loan move with a view to a permanent deal.

Marc Albrighton of Leicester City and Cameron Borthwick-Jackson of Leeds United in action during the Carabao Cup Fourth Round match between Leicester City and Leeds United at The King...

Manager Jaap Stam wanted to sign Borthwick-Jackson over the summer, but he chose Leeds, in a decision which he may well regret, but should have a chance to rectify this month.

Given his lack of playing time, Leeds won't miss Borthwick-Jackson if he does move on, and it may even free up room for the Whites to bring in another left back this month.

Reading manager Jaap Stam before the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Fulham at Madejski Stadium on August 12, 2017 in Reading, England.

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