John Swift: Reading midfielder signs new five-year contract

Reading midfielder John Swift
John Swift made three appearances for England Under-21s in last month's European Championship

Reading midfielder John Swift has signed a new five-year contract with the Championship club.

The England Under-21 international scored nine goals for the Royals after joining from Chelsea last season.

Swift, 22, made 42 appearances in all competitions as he helped guide Reading to the Championship play-off final.

"Everybody knows the quality he has. He showed us all last season what a great player he is and the difference he can make," Reading manager Jaap Stam said.

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