Nigerian midfielder Sone Aluko is on the verge of linking up with Chinese Super League outfit, Beijing Renhe , from English Championship club Reading .
According to a report by football . london , Aluko who turned 30 on Tuesday, is currently in China to complete his move to East Asia .
Aluko is expected to join Beijing Renhe ahead of the start of the 2019 Chinese Super League season which begins on Friday, March 1 .
It is understood he has now been granted a Visa for the move away from The Royals.
The switch is possible as the Chinese transfer window is open until Thursday , February 28.
Aluko was left out of Royals ’ matchday squad for their Championship clash at Sheffield United last weekend .
He played 59 times for the club after moving from Fulham for a club – record fee in August 2017 on a four – year contract .
Chinese siblings Dai Yongge and Dai Xiu Li , who own Reading , also own Beijing Renhe .
Royals’ boss Jose Gomes hinted he would be bringing up a player from the club ’ s U23 s squad to replace Aluko .
Reading are back in Championship action this weekend when they host Rotherham United at Madejski Stadium (Saturday , 3 pm ).