Originally written on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 1/1/13
Reading boss Brian McDermott is hoping to bring in more new faces during the January transfer window with the Royals embroiled in a Premier League relegation scrap. Reading were beaten 3-1 by Tottenham at White Hart Lane on New Year's Day - their eighth defeat in 10 Premier League outings - and remain five points from safety with only 13 on the board from their 21 matches. Pavel Pogrebnyak had headed the visitors into an early lead, but Spurs then took control and eased to victory thanks to efforts from Michael Dawson, Emmanuel Adebayor and Clint Dempsey. McDermott has already strengthened his squad with the addition of Sporting Lisbon captain Daniel Carrico, but is keen to do further business in the coming month. He told Sky Sports: "There is a possibility. We are trying to maybe do two or three players, plus Daniel. "But you know what January is like, it is never an easy time to get players in. If the deals are right for us and the players are right for us we will be trying t...
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