Reading have agreed a deal to bring striker Rowan Liburd to the club from non-league Billericay Town.
The 22-year-old has signed a two-year development contract at the Championship club, having represented their under-21 side in pre-season.
Liburd scored 22 goals for Billericay in the Isthmian League Premier Division last season.
He spent four years on a scholarship at Thomas University in Georgia, USA before returning to the UK.
Meanwhile, defender Stephen Kelly has left the club after failing to agree a new contract for next season.
The Republic of Ireland international, 31, joined from Fulham in January 2013.
Find all the latest football transfers on our dedicated page.