Line ups from Madejski StadiumRoyston Drenthe is making his debut for the Royals this afternoon, for the Sky Bet Championship opener with Ipswich Town.
Sean Morrison captains the side, with Jobi McAnuff taking a place on the bench. Adam Le Fondre leads the line up front.
Injuries keep Mikele Leigertwood, Jason Roberts and Jimmy Kebe out of the squad. Nick Blackman is suspended
Reading: McCarthy, Gunter, Bridge, Morrison (C), Pearce, Karacan, Guthrie, McCleary, Robson-Kanu, Drenthe, Le Fondre
Subs: Federci, Gorkss, Kelly, Williams, Obita, McAnuff, Pogrebnyak
Ipswich Town: Loach, Hewitt, Chambers, Smith, Edwards (C), Skuse, Tabb, Mings , Hyam, McGoldrick, Murphy
Subs: Berra, Anderson, Tunnicliffe, Veseli, Gerken, Taylor, Nouble