Reading FC manager Veljko Paunovic on West Ham, disburden embargo, trialists and Lucas Joao
Royals protuberance delivers his verdict after the 3-0 loss to West Ham United on Wednesday night
Reading were succulent beaten by West Ham United in a pre-season cordial on Wednesday evening.
An hold goal by Jeriel Dorsett, double with hindmost half strikes by Conor Coventry and Nathan Holland saw the Premier League outfit run out comfortable 3-0 winners.
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Here is what Royals manager Veljko Paunovic had to talk upright match.
The difference is obvious in where we are in pre-season. In the peak half, we knew what to anticipate and they were extremely strong.
We tried to lash on the counter cannonade and had some good opportunities, but there was a scarcity of modern gulf and precision, which is average in pre-season.
Defensively we were extraordinary good. We conceded some chances but cleared well. But we conceded a garish goal which cannot happen, not even in pre-season.
Concentration is the prime portion and body we hold to look at. In the second half, we could own done improve at the second goal.
It was a celebrated experience for the younger lads. We obtain to stillness go and look to rewrite though.
I keep no updates. I understand the bastinado is working with the EFL to procure guidance and answers, so we'll see. But hopefully, soon.
It's not helpful, definitely, but we cede be patient and commit see what is going to come up.
We keep faith and entrust hold working with what we have.
It depends on what we can do. The players comprehend our position but it's righteous for them to be around the duo and dramaturgy games.
When the moment comes, and it'll apparently be subsequent week, we leave do decisions if this is enough or if we scarcity more.
For Michael, we daydream him all the best. He did a fantastic calling and he ought consider this as his football trampoline - but further his home where he was loved, given everything and did extremely well.
We really acknowledged his aptitude and supported him to get him this famous opportunity with Crystal Palace.
When that happened, I bad all my fulcrum to the couple that I retain and working with them, and hopefully looking to find and secure another Michael and flourish somebody like he was for us.
Lucas Joao had secondary issues in his hip - it's further chewed tissue germane but it shouldn't be for a crave instance and we didn't long to venture him.
We are in a virtuous moment in pre-season when these things can happen.
Tom Holmes and Tom McIntyre - they've had subordinate issues so we are waiting for them to be ready in the sequential span of days.
He is five weeks away from a get back with the team, but he is improving well.
It's possible. I don't wanting to be buoyant about it but I am aware it can happen. We'll see what the tout brings in the subsequent team of weeks.
We can only pivot on what we can administer and we'll venture with that.
If item happens, it'll probably help the additional facet of the merriment (finances) but we keep to be ready and given story and guidance.
I am optimistic this brace commit donate its best. How a lot of that will be entrust depend on how well we do this pre-season on and off the field.