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Striker Jason Roberts misses Reading's match against Manchester City

Premier League team news

Reading striker Jason Roberts will miss tomorrow's Barclays Premier League clash at Manchester City with a hip problem.

Jem Karacan (knee), Jimmy Kebe (groin) and Danny Guthrie (thigh) should be available, but Sean Morrison (ankle) is still sidelined.

Alex McCarthy is out long-term after undergoing shoulder surgery.

Provisional squad: Federici, Taylor, Cummings, Gorkss, Pearce, Karacan, Kebe, Mariappa, Shorey, Harte, McAnuff, Guthrie, Leigertwood, Tabb, McCleary, Le Fondre, Hunt, Robson-Kanu, Roberts, Pogrebnyak.