Sigurdsson enjoying Royals chance

11 December 2009 08:37
Reading's Gylfi Sigurdsson says he is relishing the chance given to him by manager Brendan Rodgers.The 20-year old Icelandic midfielder has made 13 starts for the Royals this season, scoring five goals. [LNB]He told BBC Berkshire: "I'm thankful to the gaffer for having me so involved this season - I didn't expect to play so many games. [LNB]"The goals are a bonus but the most important thing is that the team get the three points." [LNB]Sigurdsson maintains that despite Reading currently languishing in 19th place in the Championship table, they can push on towards the play-off places.[LNB] [LNB][LNB] "We're only 11 points off the play-offs. If we get on a good run over Christmas and January it'll be all right. [LNB]"We're getting more results than we did at the start of the season, but it's still not good enough. [LNB]"I've been saying this for a long time, but we need to kick on and get back-to-back wins. [LNB]"It's a good chance [against Scunthorpe on Saturday] to pick up three points, especially as it's at home." [LNB]Reading versus Scunthorpe United kicks off at 1500 GMT on Saturday 12 December and is live on BBC Radio Berkshire.

Source: BBC_Sport