Yann Kermorgant has revealed that he will retire when his contract runs out at Reading next summer.
Leeds United travel to face Reading in a crucial Championship clash this weekend.
A preview of Reading's predicted lineup as Jaap Stam's side host Nottingham Forest - a clash that sees both Championship sides in search of some improved form.
The veteran Reading striker bemoaned the fact that his team were the better side in last night's home defeat to Aston Villa.
Jaap Stam has introduced a series of changes since taking over at the Madejski and time will tell whether Yann Kermorgant will benefit.
Wolverhampton Wanderers are set to end their search for a striker by signing Joe Mason.
Bournemouth are closing in on a deal for Benik Afobe, reports claim.
The French striker had looked to be on his way out of the club.
HITC Sport understands that the Cherries may allow the strike duo to leave on loan when the window opens.
Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry has been impressed with Bournemouth’s Matt Ritchie, Callum Wilson, Marc Pugh and Yann Kermorgant.