Reading forward Noel Hunt is rated as "doubtful" to be fit in time for Saturday's Premier League clash with Sunderland.
Reading forward Noel Hunt is rated as "doubtful" to be fit in time to face Sunderland at the Madejski Stadium tomorrow.
The Republic of Ireland international, who missed Wednesday's 2-2 draw with Chelsea with an unspecified knock, will undergo a late fitness test ahead of the Black Cats clash.
Jason Roberts has a hip injury and will play no part, but new signing Nick Blackman is in contention to make his debut.
Provisional squad: Federici, Taylor, Gunter, Kelly, Cummings, Pearce, Morrison, Mariappa, Shorey, Harte, McAnuff, Carrico, Tabb, Karacan, Kebe, McCleary, Robson-Kanu, Leigertwood, Le Fondre, Hunt, Pogrebnyak, Akpan, Blackman
Result: Reading dominate Sheffield United >