Reading have signed former Chelsea midfielder John Swift on a three-year deal, with a 12-month option.
The 21-year-old made one Blues first-team appearance before leaving Stamford Bridge this summer and had loan spells at Rotherham, Swindon and Brentford.
Swift scored seven goals in 27 Championship appearances for the Bees last season.
He was also part of the England Under-21 team to win the Toulon Tournament in May.
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