Reading have confirmed that goalkeeper Vito Mannone has left the club.

The 31-year-old, who has also played for Arsenal, Barnsley, Hull City and Sunderland, has joined the Danish side Esbjerg fB on loan until the end of the season.

Mannone has spent the last 12 months playing his football in the MLS with Minnesota United, where he played 34 league games for the club.

During his time with the Royals, he appeared 47 times. 

In a club statement, Reading said: "Everyone at Reading Football Club would like to wish Vito the very best of luck during his loan period in Denmark."