Lynden Gooch misses Sunderland's clash with Reading after picking up an injury in the closing stages of the 1-1 draw with Norwich City.
Callum McManaman takes his place in the starting XI.
Paddy McNair and Marc Wilson are back in the side, with Ovie Ejaria dropping to the bench and John O'Shea missing out as expected.
Sunderland XI: Camp; Love, Kone, Wilson, Oviedo; Cattermole, McNair, Honeyman; McGeady, McManaman; Fletcher
Subs: LuaLua, Maja, Robson, Asoro, Styrjek, Clarke-Salter, Ejaria