Williams passed fitNigel Adkins makes four changes from the side that were defeated 3-1 away at Bournemouth last time out.
Danny Williams shakes off a knee injury to start in midfield, with Sean Morrison, Michael Hector and Garath McCleary also back into the first team line-up.
Leicester City make four changes from their home defeat to Brighton. Ritchie De Laet, Jeff Schlupp, Dean Hammond and Jamie Vardy back into the side, with Paul Konchesky, Andy King and Anthony Knockaert dropping to the bench. Kevin Phillips misses out altogether.
Reading: McCarthy, Gunter, Bridge, Pearce, Morrison, Hector, Williams, Obita, McCleary, McAnuff (C), Pogrebnyak
Subs: Federici, Kelly, Gorkss, Leigertwood, Robson-Kanu, Drenthe, Le Fondre
Leicester: Schmeichel, De Laet, Schlupp, Morgan (c), Wasilowski, Drinkwater, Hammond, Schulpp, Dyer; Nugent, Vardy
Subs: Logan, Konchesky, Moore, Taylor-Fletcher, King, Knockaert, Wood