Royals’ line-up for fixture with the Tractor BoysMatej Vydra is called into the Reading starting XI for a debut against Ipswich Town for the Friday-night fixture at Madejski Stadium.
The other late arrivals in the transfer window, Ola John and Lucas Piazon, both take a seat on the bench with the opportunity to make their first appearances as subs.
Chris Gunter, Oliver Norwood and Stephen Quinn all start too after returning from international involvement in the last week.
Reading starting XI: Bond, Gunter, Obita, Ferdinand, McShane, Norwood, Quinn, Tshibola, Blackman, Sa, Vydra.
Subs: Al-Habsi, Hector, Robson-Kanu, McCleary, Piazon, Williams, John.