Queen of the South have secured the signing of 20-year-old Reading academy graduate Roberto Nditi from Scottish League One club Forfar Athletic.

Nditi was wanted by other clubs in Scotland after his form for Forfar in the third tier of Scottish football last season. Championship team Queen of the South have won the race for the central defender’s signature, who started his career as a prospect at Reading.

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Started out at the English Championship club. (Photo by Andrew Kearns – CameraSport via Getty Images)

He first moved to Scotland from lower league English side Bracknell Town. Queen of the South manager Allan Johnston said of the Reading academy product. “Roberto is a very exciting player and I am delighted that he has chosen to join us as he had other options.

“Although he is only 20 years old, he is a real presence on the pitch and I believe he has a big future in the game.”

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