The Nigerian was shipped to the Royals from Watford and has since gone on to shine under the Serbian manager’s stewardship
Tom Dele-Bashiru has promised to repay the faith Veljko Paunovic has shown in him joining Reading.
The Nigerian midfielder’s inability to tie down a regular place in Watford saw him loaned to the Select Car Leasing Stadium for the 2021-22 campaign.
Since joining the Royal, Dele-Bashiru had played four games without any success in front of goal.
Against Peterborough United, however, he scored a brace in the 3-1 triumph over Darren Ferguson’s side.