Midfield grafter Jem Karacan has recorded a personal message to show his appreciation to the faithful supporters who have been behind him along his road to recovery.
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Jem sustained a broken ankle during the Royals' clash with Leeds at home towards the end of last season.
Ever since that day he has been working tirelessly to return to fitness - today he was delighted to get some action in the Bournemouth friendly where the supporters offered up a humbling ovation when he joined the action.
Now Jem has returned the support with a heart-felt video message recorded straight after the match.
"The fans have been amazing and have given me nothing but support since the beginning, they have really helped with my recovery."
"I always get nice tweets wishing me the best so I wanted to leave them all a message to show that it really has done a lot of good and I appreciate it so much."