Team news from Deepdale
Martin Kuhl makes three changes to the Royals’ starting XI for the visit to Deepdale to face Preston North End.
Jonathan Bond, Hal Robson-Kanu and captain Paul McShane all return to the starting XI against the Lilywhites.
In addition, under-18 midfielder Josh Barrett has also been given a squad number and is named amongst the substitutes for the Championship clash.
Reading: Bond, Gunter, Taylor, McShane, Ferdinand, Norwood, Williams, McCleary, Blackman, Robson-Kanu, Vydra.
Subs: Al-Habsi, Hector, Hurtado, Fernandez, John, Cooper, Barrett.