Midfielder continues his recovery
Jem Karacan will again step his impressive recovery from injury on Tuesday evening, as he travels with a Reading XI to take on Hemel Hempstead.
The Royals development squad kick off at 7.45pm at Vauxhall Road - against Dean Brennan's Southern League Premier outfit.
The full squad for the friendly clash is as follows.
Reading XI: Henly, Keown, Griffin, Partidge, Sweeney, Cooper, Tshibola, Webb, Karacan, Edwards, Losasso, Obita, Tanner, Samuel, Trialists (x2)
'Jemba' also had a special message for Royals fans after he made a twenty minute substitute appearance against Bournemouth this past weekend.
“I just want to say thanks to the Reading fans who have got for me through the last couple of months with my injury," he said.
"Thanks also for cheering me on at Bournemouth on Saturday – fingers crossed you’ll be doing the same on August 18th.”