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.
The summer transfer window has ended, and all the teams are now set for the season to truly begin.
So, yesterday concluded another English summer transfer window.