Striker travels for Villa clashRoyals striker Craig Tanner has been named in the u21s travelling squad for Monday evening's clash with Aston Villa.
The 20-year-old, who scored his first professional goal in the 3-1 Capital One Cup win over Newport earlier this season, has been sidelined with a knee injury since late August.
Kick off in the u21 Premier League clash is at 7pm, with the game set to take place at Burton Albion's Pirelli Stadium.
Martin Kuhl's men are fresh off the back of a 3-0 cup victory over Queens Park Rangers last time out.
Updates from tonight's clash are available on Twitter via @readingfc.
RFC Squad: Lincoln, Ward, Long, Griffin, Owusu, Hyam, Tshibola, Keown, Sweeney, Stacey, Shaughnessy, Owusu, Tanner, Kuhl, Samuel, L Kelly, Fosu