Reading bid for Tomi Juric
The Socceroos forward has attracted interest from the Championship high-flyers and his Swiss club are reportedly considering the offer
Tomi Juric could be on his way to England, with a Swiss newspaper claiming Championship club Reading are preparing a late bid for the Socceroos striker.
FC Luzern’s sporting director Remo Gaugler has confirmed the Swiss Super League outfit has received a “lucrative” offer for Juric, who only arrived at the club this season and has scored four goals in 17 appearances in all competitions.
England’s midseason transfer window closes on Tuesday.
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The 25-year-old striker joined Luzern on a two-year deal after one season with Roda JC in the Netherlands.
Juric hasn’t played for Luzern since November after sustaining a knee injury but is back training with the club ahead of the Swiss Super League’s resumption this weekend.
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According to Luzerner Zeitung, Reading – who sit third in the Championship – have made a bid of over €2million for Juric.
“An offer has arrived,” Gaugler was quoted as saying.
Luzern are fourth in the Swiss Super League – 18 points behind leaders FC Basel.
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Meanwhile, Reading could be on track to earn promotion to the Premier League, with Jaap Stam’s side sitting in the play-off spots just over half way through the season with 52 points.
Brighton and Hove Albion (60 points) and Newcastle United (58) occupy the automatic promotion berths and both have a game in hand on Reading.