Match winner at Leeds United, Mo Barrow, returns to the Reading starting line-up at Sheffield United on Saturday afternoon.
John Swift and Paul McShane have returned to the first team fold after an injury lay-off, and they are fit enough for the bench at Bramall Lane today.
Jon Dadi Bodvarsson and Garath McCleary do not make the trip on Saturday afternoon, with Academy graduates Sam Smith and Omar Richards on the bench.
Tyler Blackett also returns to the starting line-up, having been among the substitutes at Elland Road last weekend.
Reading: Mannone, Gunter (c), Moore, Ilori, Blackett, Van den Berg, Bacuna, Edwards, Barrow, Beerens, Aluko.
Subs: Jaakkola, McShane, Swift, Clement, Kelly, Richards, Smith.