Reading target Matt Phillips

Matt Phillips
© PA Photos
Premier League new boys Reading are planning to offer Blackpool £2.5m for winger Matt Phillips.

Reading are said to be preparing a £2.5m bid for Blackpool winger Matt Phillips.

The 21-year-old winger had a brief loan spell at Sheffield United earlier in the season, scoring five goals in six appearance for the Blades.

He was swiftly recalled to Bloomfield Road by Tangerines boss Ian Holloway and has been one the stars of Blackpool's season.

Royals manager Brian McDermott has been monitoring Phillips' progress all season and he will now make his move for the player following Blackpool's 2-1 play-off final defeat against West Ham United, according to The Sun.

Phillips joined Blackpool from Wycombe for a £325,000 transfer fee in 2010.

League One
7.45pm
Peterborough
vs
Bristol City
7.45pm
Sheff Utd
vs
Notts County
League Two
7pm
Accrington
vs
Exeter
La Liga
7.45pm
Real Sociedad
vs
Elche
Bundesliga
7.30pm
Freiburg
vs
Stuttgart
Ligue 1
7.30pm
Marseille
vs
Nantes
Eredivisie
7pm
Dordrecht
vs
Willem II
A-League
Tables