Kebe and Pogrebnyak returnBrian McDermott makes three changes from the side that lost 3-0 to Sunderland on Tuesday evening.
Jimmy Kebe and Pavel Pogrebnyak return from injury to replace Garath McCleary and the injured Jason Roberts, whilst Kaspars Gorkss takes the place of Alex Pearce.
Arsenal field a strong side including England internationals Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who partner Lukas Podolski in a three pronged attack.
Reading FC: Federici; Cummings, Shorey, Gorkss, Mariappa; Leigertwood, Tabb, Kebe, McAnuff; Hunt, Pogrebnyak
Subs: Taylor, Gunter, Harte, Pearce, McCleary, Robson-Kanu, Le Fondre
Arsenal: Szczesny; Sagna, Gibbs, Mertesacker, Vermaelen; Arteta, Wilshere, Cazorla, Chamberlain, Podolski, Walcott
Subs: Mannone, Koscielny, Coquelin, Ramsey, Rosicky, Giroud, Gervinho