LIAM Moore is ready to put speculation linking with him with a move away from Reading FC to one side.

The 24-year-old has been linked with a January move to Brendan Rodgers' Celtic after impressing for the Royals this season.

Former Royals boss Rodgers is keen to bolster his defence after a string of injuries and it has been reported that Moore is a prime target.

But the former Leicester City player said speculation is just "part of the job" and insisted he is happy at Madejski Stadium.

He asserted: "I just try and concentrate on my job. I'm just happy playing football.

"I always have in the back of my mind those times when I wasn't getting any game time.

"That was only two years ago now, I'm lucky and thankful to be here doing what I'm doing and playing games.

"Speculation comes and so be it, it's part of the job."

Moore played 90 minutes in the 2-0 defeat against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Madejski Stadium on Saturday.

He suggested it was one of Royals' better performances of the season but bemoaned Reading's finishing.

"We were all very frustrated in that dressing room," groaned Moore.

"We created enough chances to win the game.

"We knew the way they would play, we backed ourselves to match them.

"In the second-half we got our rewards and we got our chances but unfortunately we didn't take them."

"Wolves are a good team, they're very efficient and they know their roles.

"On a different day maybe we would have got a couple of goals."

Royals will travel to Lancashire today (Monday) ahead of Tuesday's clash against Championship strugglers Bolton Wanderers.

And Moore urged Royals not to dwell on Saturday's defeat when they face the Trotters.

"There are positives to be taken from the Wolves game.," he added.

"When you lose games you want to lose them fighting and we definitely did that on Saturday.

"We will take the positives, learn from the negatives and try and get back up the table."