Date: 20th June 2008 at 2:20pm
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Peter Crouch, Shawn Wright-Phillips, Nicky Shorey – all names that were mentioned as players likely to sign anytime soon but Glen Little has beaten them all by this afternoon being confirmed as our first signing of the summer.

He has arrived on a free from Reading and has signed a 1 year contract.

To be honest to say that I am surprised by the signing of the 32 year old winger would be an understatement, as not being funny he does not seem to fit the bill of what had been suggested does he.

That said his being absent for virtually the whole of last season was seen by many Reading fans as having a major impact on their season, which ultimately ended in their relegation from the premier league.

This signing reminds me of the David Thompson signing from a couple of years back in many ways. Like he did, he certainly adds experience and extra cover – something we have very much lacked in wide areas – but I would be surprised if he became a regular.

So there we have it guys, if anyone can honestly say that Little would have been a player they thought we would have signed today, if at all, I would be even more surprised.

Not the player we expected, but a decent squad addition however…

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