Tyler Blackett returns to the starting line-up for the first change to the Royals' starting line-up for four matches.
Omar Richards, fresh from signing a new contract with the Royals, also returns to the substitute's bench for Reading on Saturday afternoon.
Yann Kermorgant continues to lead the line up front, with top scorer Mo Barrow and Sone Aluko either side of him on the day.
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Reading: Mannone, Gunter, McShane (c), Moore, Blackett, Van den Berg, Bacuna, Edwards, Barrow, Aluko, Kermorgant.
Subs: Jaakkola, Beerens, Ilori, Clement, Böðvarsson, Kelly, Richards.