READING FC have made an approach for Swansea City midfielder Jay Fulton, the Chronicle understands.

The midfielder played 85 minutes in Swansea's opening game of the season against Sheffield Wednesday.

However, Royals boss Paul Clement is keen to capture the 24-year-old who he worked with during his time as manager in South Wales.

Reading have made a last-minute move to lure the Fulton to Madejski Stadium before the transfer window shuts on Thursday.

If Royals cannot agree a permanent deal for Fulton before the 9pm deadline they could instead sway Swansea towards a loan move with a view towards a permanent transfer.

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