Reading have completed the signing of Russia striker Pavel Pogrebnyak on a four-year contract after he was granted a work permit.
The 28-year-old joins the Royals on a free transfer with the Berkshire team his second club in England following a spell with Fulham last season.
Director of football Nick Hammond said: "We were always hopeful that a permit would be secured but it's still great to get the deal done. It'll be nice get him in and working with the lads - he's a great individual, and will fit really well into group."
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