Reading FC striker Yakou Meite is on the hunt for a young fan who sent him a letter and photo before the Blackburn game, after the eight-year-old asked for a photo with the striker who he called his favourite player.

Meite took to Twitter yesterday, pleading to find the young lad.

His message proved successful when the dad of the son replied to Meite.

What followed was a heartfelt exchange between Meite and Colin Greenwood with the Reading forward insisting on meeting Cody after the Preston game on October 19: