Team news to face the MagpiesAfter the weekend’s win over Wolves, Royals boss Jaap Stam makes four changes to the starting XI to face Newcastle United.
Garath McCleary returns to the matchday squad in a starting capacity, and is joined in attack by Lewis Grabban.
Jordon Mutch and Liam Kelly are also introduced, occupying midfield berths.
Reading: Al-Habsi, Gunter, Blackett, McShane (c), Moore, Van den Berg, Kelly, Mutch, McCleary, Grabban, Kermorgant.
Subs: Jaakkola, Evans, Beerens, Swift, Obita, Williams, Popa.