Millwall make enquiry for Reading right back Cummings

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MILLWALL are chasing Reading right back Shaun Cummings as Ian Holloway looks to bolster his defence during the January transfer window.

Cummings, 25, is on the fringes at the Madejski Stadium and it is understood new Royals boss Steve Clarke would be prepared to let him go at the right price.

The former Chelsea trainee has played in the Premier League for the Berkshire side but is currently behind Welsh international Chris Gunter in the pecking order.

Cummings is one of several enquiries Holloway has followed up in recent days and talks are ongoing with Reading over a fee.

But a possible loan swoop for left-sided centre back Ignasi Miquel, 22, has fallen by the wayside after a change of manager at Norwich City.

Meanwhile, talks were continuing yesterday with Charlton striker Simon Church after a loan deal until the end of the season was agreed between the two clubs.

Holloway spoke to Church on Wednesday morning about moving to The Den.

The Lions are also pressing for an answer after tabling a formal offer to Stefan Maierhofer.

The Austrian played a key role in the club's Championship survival last year but is also understood to be considering moves to the Middle East and Australia.

NewsAtDen understands that Holloway is ready to sign both Church and Maierhofer if negotiations with the duo reach successful conclusions.

Saturday's opponents Blackpool are keen on midfielder Richard Chaplow.

Alex Aldridge

(@accordingtoaldo)

69 thoughts on “Millwall make enquiry for Reading right back Cummings

  • January 8, 2015 at 08:51
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    After Saturday let Blackpool have Chaplow,Church and Maierhofer not to sure about but if we get them till the end of the season and they help to keep us up then all good.Shaun Cummings not heard much about him mind you he is only 25 and not in the over 30s club so might do the job for us

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    • January 8, 2015 at 09:09
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      @colin66:

      Very fast and has played at right back, left back and right wing for Reading, if we get him would be a massive step forward.

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      • January 8, 2015 at 09:24
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        @Jimmy Abdous Hip: Just what the doctor ordered then,so come jb get your wallet out mate

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  • January 8, 2015 at 09:01
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    All of a sudden we're buying from teams in the same division, funny that .

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    • January 8, 2015 at 09:04
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      @thecolumbusblock: two worse strikers we'd struggle to find , what a state our club is in .

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