Dominic Hyam

Position: Central Defender

Age: 22 *

At Club Since: Summer 2017

Total Club League Appearances (Goals): 4(0) *

Billed as a player signed ‘to develop and strengthen the club as a whole, not just the first team’, Dominic Hyam is unlikely to be heavily involved during the opening months of the coming season. A central defender who has progressed through the youth ranks at Reading, before taking in a number of loan spells at National League and League Two level to a fairly limited impact.

This isn’t a signing to get massively excited about, a player who has thus far in his career shown that he can just about hold his own at League Two level. We have to trust the judgement of Mark Robins that Dominic Hyam is a player with potential who can develop into a more important member of the first-team during his two-year contract, otherwise it would be slightly strange to sign a player simply to make up the numbers so early in the transfer window.

*As of 30/12/2017