SWANSEA City youngster Daniel Alfei has extended his loan spell at Wrexham until January 25.
The 20-year-old right-back has played eight times for the Blue Square Premier promotion hopefuls since switching to The Racecourse in October.
And Alfei will now stay on with Andy Morrell's side until the back-end of the transfer window, when his situation will be reassessed.
Reading are close to signing Crawley Town midfielder Hope Akpan.
The 21-year-old has impressed at Crawley since arriving on a free transfer in the summer of 2011.
Aston Villa are thought to be among a number of clubs keeping a close eye on Lazio defender Luis Cavanda.