Royals to vie for Inzaghi signature.
Newly promoted Reading are preparing to battle it out with Watford for the signature of Italian legend Flippo Inzaghi.
The 38-year-old is a free agent after ending his 11-year stay at AC Milan earlier this year.
Watford, who were taken over by the Italian Pozzo family last week and are now managed by Gianfranco Zola, reportedly gave Inzaghi a tour of their training complex today, as they attempt to lure the veteran to the Vicarage Road.
But Reading have emerged as serious contenders for the legendary goal-scorer, who netted twice during Milan’s 2-1 Champions League final victory over Liverpool in 2007.
Inzaghi enjoyed a glittering career at the San Siro, scoring 126 goals and playing a key part in the side that claimed two Serie A titles and two Champions League crowns.
TalkSPORT report that Reading have offered Inzaghi a yearly salary of £940,000 to move to the Madjeski Stadium but the lure of Watford’s Italian connection may yet prove too strong.
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