Reading v Arsenal preview
Reading strikers Jason Roberts and Pavel Pogrebnyak could return
for Monday’s Premier League clash with Arsenal.
Roberts (hip) and Pogrebnyak (unspecified) are doubtful for the
game at the Madejski Stadium but may play some part.
Jimmy Kebe (groin) and Jem Karacan (knee) have returned to
training but will not play, while Sean Morrison (ankle) is still
sidelined and Alex McCarthy is out long term.
Arsenal should have striker Olivier Giroud in contention again
following a back problem for the trip to Reading.
Defender Laurent Koscielny has resumed training after his thigh
injury, but England winger Theo Walcott (calf) will be
Full-back Andre Santos (stomach muscle) and midfielder Abou
Diaby (thigh) continue their rehabilitation.