Eighteen-year-old midfielder Conor Lawless has signed a new deal at the Madejski Stadium to keep him at the club until the summer of 2021.

Lawless, who is nearing the end of his two-year academy scholarship, first signed with Reading in September 2018 and has since featured regularly for both the U18 and U23 squads.

He also travelled with the first team squads on the trips to Wigan Athletic and Leeds United in 2018.