Championship club Reading are interested in a move for Crystal Palace midfielder Jordan Mutch.

According to The Mirror, via HITC, Reading are keen to sign Mutch in the January transfer window.

They are ready to offer him an escape route from Palace, where he has struggled for game time.

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Mutch is yet to make an appearance for Palace this season and looks set for an exit in the upcoming transfer window.

The 25-year-old spent last season on loan to Reading and made nine appearance for the Royals during his spell with the club.

He could now be set to return to the club – on loan or permanently – for the second half of the season.

Palace manager Roy Hodgson does not see him in his plans for the club going forward and would be open to letting him leave.

Mutch has been at the club since 2015 since joining from QPR.