Reading are reportedly closing in on the signing of Andy Yiadom after the Barnsley defender underwent a medical with the club.
Reading's bid for Championship safety will go to the last match of the season after they fell to a miserable 4-0 defeat at home to Ipswich Town.
Fernando Forestieri netted twice as Sheffield Wednesday eased to a 3-0 win over relegation-threatened Reading at Hillsborough.
Sheffield Wednesday will be boosted by the return of three players as they host struggling Reading at Hillsborough.
Preston's Championship play-off hopes suffered a setback with a 1-0 defeat at struggling Reading.