José Gomes has named his side to take on Bolton Wanderers at the University of Bolton Stadium on Tuesday night.
All three loan signings from the last week, Nélson Oliveira, Matt Miazga and Emi Martínez start for the Royals to make their Reading debuts.
Chris Gunter returns to the line-up at full-back, with Omar Richards out injured for this match.
Callum Harriott is back in the squad and available from the bench, with Sone Aluko starting for the Royals after impressing as a second-half substitute at Derby 10 days ago.
Reading: Martínez, Gunter, Yiadom, Moore (c), Miazga, Bacuna, Rinomhota, Aluko, Swift, Barrow, Oliveira.
Subs: Walker, McCleary, Harriott, Baker, Ejaria, Blackett, Loader.
Bolton Wanderers: Matthews, Taylor, Lowe, Wheater (c), O'Neil, Connell, Olkowski, Hobbs, Noone, Ameobi, Donaldson.
Subs: Williams, Little, Buckley, Murphy, Magennis, Grounds, Pritchard.