Hunt ready for recall at Swansea

Noel Hunt could be recalled to the Reading side as they look to bounce back from the 3-0 defeat to Newcastle when they face Swansea.

Last Updated: 17/08/09 at 16:32

Hunt: Should start at Swansea

Hunt: Should start at Swansea

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The forward came on as a second-half substitute in the defeat at St James' Park following his recovery from a foot injury.

But after seeing his side fail to score for the second successive league game, boss Brendan Rodgers is keen to find room for the Republic of Ireland international.

Defender Andre Bikey is set to sit out the final game of his five-match ban with Kalifa Cisse poised to continue partnering Alex Pearce at the centre of defence.

Ivar Ingimarsson is Rodgers' only long-term absentee as he continues to be sidelined with a knee problem.

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