Jenkinson, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal
Oxlade-Chamberlain, Cazorla , Podolski
Kelly, Mariappa, Pearce, Shorey
Karacan, Leigertwood, McAnuff, McCleary Robson-Kanu
Arsenal was dealt a fresh injury blow on Thursday after midfielder Abou Diaby was ruled out for around nine months with a knee ligament problem.Theo Walcott is out with a groin injury, while Jack Wilshere is still sidelined with an ankle problem. Kieran Gibbs is also doubtful due to illness.
Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici has been injured since the beginning of the month but may make the bench for this game as he regains full fitness following an ankle injury,
Reading boss Nigel Adkins, who is taking charge of his first game this Saturday, is likely to be without Danny Guthrie due to a knee issue and Jimmy Kebe, who has a groin problem.