The teams are in ahead of our Championship clash at Portman Road this afternoon...Royals boss Jaap Stam has handed a debut to one of his four January transfer window signings, starting with Jordon Mutch in midfield at Portman Road this afternoon.
Evans drops to the bench, new arrivals Lewis Grabban, Adrian Popa and Reece Oxford are all named as substitutes, while Yann Kermorgant returns to the squad to start up front.
Ipswich meanwhile have made five changes to the side that lost at home to Derby in midweek, handing home debuts to Emyr Huws, Steven Taylor and Toumani Diagouraga.
Ipswich: Subs: Gerken, Spence, Ward, Bishop, Moore, Sears, Pitman.
Bialkowksi, Emmanuel, Chambers, Taylor, Berra, Knudsen, Skuse, Diagouraga, Huws, Lawrence, McGoldrick.
Reading: Al-Habsi, Gunter (c), Obita, Moore, Blackett, Williams, Mutch, Swift, Kelly, McCleary, Kermorgant.
Subs: Jaakkola, Oxford, Evans, Beerens, Meite, Popa, Grabban.