Akpan receives tremendous response
Hope Akpan was 'trending' on Twitter last night - as the midfielder received an abundance of positive comments on the social network site.
As readingfc.co.uk brought you the news yesterday evening, players, supporters and coaches alike wished Hope all the best as he embarks on a new challenge with the Royals.
A number of footballers who either played with or know Hope took to Twitter to wish the midfielder the best of luck - here's just a handful of his well wishers!
Matt Tubbs @MattTubbs:
@HopeAkpan well done mate, buzzin for ya!!
Luke Dobie @LukeJDobie:
@HopeAkpan No-one deserves it more than you lad, Buzzing for you x
Sergio Torres @Sergio_Torres08:
Congratulations mate @HopeAkpan I knew u will play in the prem from first training session!U deserve this,Keep working hard Hopey.😉 #baller
Gary Alexander @gazalex29:
@hopeakpan congratulations pal great move for a great young player
David Hunt @DavidJHunt:
Congrats to fellow teammate @HopeAkpan on his move to @ReadingFC Great signing for Royals. This boy is ready for the prem, always said it!
Nicky Adams @nickyadams10:
All the best to @HopeAkpan go rip it up mate.
Check out the free video below of Akpan's first tour around and inside Madejski Stadium.