THURSDAY, 11:30 AM ET: Mannone tweeted that he was on a flight bound for the US, seemingly indicated a move was in the works. His Instagram story also reflected that he was on a flight that was heading towards Minneapolis.
✈️ ✈️ 🇺🇸 flight time 🙏🏻 #GodBless— Vito Mannone (@VitoMannone88) February 7, 2019
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Reading ‘keeper Vito Mannone is the player in question, a 30-year-old Italian with stints at Arsenal, Hull City and Sunderland on his resume.
Reporter Jonathan Low states that Mannone has fallen out of favor under new Royals manager Jose Gomes, who took over at Reading in December, and will move to Minnesota on loan. Mannone’s current contract is said to run until the summer of 2020.
The Athletic's Jeff Rueter confirmed the report later on Wednesday: