Team news for our meeting with WiganRoyals boss Jaap Stam has made two changes to the starting eleven that beat Nottingham Forest at the Madejski last weekend, starting Callum Harriott in place of Roy Beerens on the wing, while George Evans is named in a three-man midfield as Joey van den Berg drops to the bench.
Winger Yakou Meite is fit enough to be named on the substitutes bench meanwhile. Our hosts have named former Royals favourite Adam Le Fondre in their starting eleven as Warren Joyce takes charge of the Latics for the first time.
Wigan: Bogdan, Warnock (c), Buxton, Perkins, Power, Gomez, MacDonald, Jacobs, Burke, Burn, Le Fondre.
Subs: Jaaskelainen, Byrne, Garbutt, Morgan, Davies, Wildschut, Grigg.
Reading: Al-Habsi, Gunter, Blackett, McShane (c), L Moore, Evans, Swift, Williams, Harriott, McCleary, Kermorgant.
Subs: S Moore, Watson, Obita, Van den Berg, Kelly, Meite, Samuel.