Sone Aluko, Garath McCleary and Liam Kelly all return to the starting line-up as the Royals take on Middlesbrough on Saturday afternoon.
Omar Richards has returned from injury as well, and is fit enough for a place on the bench.
Strikers Chris Martin, Sam Smith and Yann Kermorgant all start on an attack-minded bench for the Royals at the Riverside.
Chris Gunter continues to captain the side in the absence of the injured Paul McShane.
Reading: Mannone, Gunter (c), Moore, Ilori, Bacuna, Van den Berg, Edwards, Kelly, Aluko, McCleary, Böðvarsson.
Subs: Jaakkola, Kermorgant, Clement, Blackett, Martin, Richards, Smith.