Youngsters given opportunityMany of Reading's promising young players have been included in Nigel Adkins' squad for Saturday's pre-season friendly with Swansea City at Madejski Stadium.
Eight of our under-21s players who were heavily involved in last seasons U21 Premier League Cup triumph have been named, including top scorer Craig Tanner.
The Royals also have all the senior players who were involved in previous pre-season games, except Hal Robson-Kanu who suffered an injury at Stevenage on Tuesday.
Swansea are set to field a strong team for Saturday's game, as they are expected to play young/fringe players for Friday night's friendly with Bournemouth.
Full Royals squad: Federici, Andersen, McCarthy, Gunter, Obita, Cummings, Long, Griffin, Morrison, Pearce, Sweeney, Cooper, Akpan, Hector, Tshibola, Kuhl, Taylor, Edwards, Blackman, Stacey, Tanner, Pogrebnyak.
Swansea squad for their friendlies against Bournemouth and Reading this weekend: Squad for friendlies with the Cherries and Royals: Gerhard Tremmel, Lukasz Fabianski; Angel Rangel, Dwight Tiendalli, Jazz Richards, Liam Shephard; Ashley Williams, Kyle Bartley, Scott Tancock; Neil Taylor, Stephen Kingsley, Raheem Hanley; Ki Sung-Yueng, Jonjo Shelvey, Gylfi Sigurdsson, Lee Lucas, Josh Sheehan, Henry Jones, Adam King; Nathan Dyer, Wayne Routledge, Jefferson Montero, Alex Bray; Wilfried Bony, Bafetimbi Gomis, Alex Samuel.
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