Team news for the Elland Road clashAli Al-Habsi has been handed the captain’s armband for Reading ahead of the fixture against Leeds at Elland Road.
Former Man City midfielder George Evans comes into the starting XI, with Danny Williams and Paul McShane both suspended.
There is a strong Academy contingent on the bench with Tennai Watson, Aaron Kuhl and Josh Barrett all available as substitutes.
Reading: Al-Habsi (c), McCleary, Taylor, Cooper, Hector, Evans, Norwood, Quinn, Piazon, Vydra, Cox.
Subs: Bond, Rakels, Ferdinand, John, Kuhl, Watson, Barrett.