Reading have completed the signing of Watford defender Adrian Mariappa on a three-year deal.

The 25-year-old has long been linked with a move away from the npower Championship outfit, with Newcastle and Wigan both thwarted in January moves for the centre-back.

Mariappa has now left Vicarage Road, though, and joined the Barclays Premier League new boys, who say they have paid "a significant fee" for his services.

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