Jaap Stam signs contract extension at Reading
Jaap Stam, Reading manager has signed a two-year contract extension with a singular aim of taking the Championship side back to the Premier League. In his words, he has promised to stick with the Royals no matter the outcome at the end of the Championship season. “I am the type of person who is committed to what I want to achieve. So I am more than happy to sign a new contract here because I’ve been so happy during my time over here,” Stam told the club’s website.(www.readingfc.co.uk)
With the new contract extension, the Netherlands defender will stay at the club till 2019. Reading finished third in the recently concluded season and reached the play-off final where they lost to Huddersfield Town. Prior to his role at Reading, the Manchester United defender was an assistant manager at Ajax Amsterdam.