Jem Karacan is a young central midfielder who became one of a number of successful academy graduates to make a first-team impact under Brian McDermott at Reading. A hard working, strong tackling player who closes down opponents effectively, Jem finished in third place in the club's Player of the Season vote at the end of the 2010-11 campaign and having formed a powerful central midfield pairing with loanee Mikele Leigertwood. He also scored the Royals' Goal of the Season with a stunning volley at Preston. Jem has been capped for Turkey at U21 level.
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Roy Hodgson has taken up his first managerial post since departing as England coach after his appointment by Crystal Palace.
Liverpool return to Champions League action at home to Sevilla on Wednesday.
Manchester City face Dutch champions Feyenoord in the first match of their latest Champions League campaign on Wednesday.
Alexis Sanchez, Philippe Coutinho and Virgil van Dijk may not have left their clubs in the transfer window but it
PHILIPPE COUTINHO will be considered for Liverpool's trip to Manchester City on Saturday, reports the Daily Mail.