Video: Sheffield Wednesday duo fit to face Reading, as Carvalhal fined for Villa sending off

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Tom Lees and Glenn Loovens have been passed fit for Sheffield Wednesday’s crunch Championship game with Reading at Hillsborough tomorrow night.

Lees has not featured since January, while captain Loovens limped off in the 2-0 defeat at Aston Villa last weekend.

Gary Hooper

Gary Hooper

But both centre-halves are fit to face Reading, as the Owls finally saw their long injured list start to shrink.

Owls head coach Carlos Carvalhal - who has been fined £2,000 for being sent off at Villa Park on Saturday - is also without defender Vincent Sasso as he is suspended following his red card in the Midlands.

Speaking to the media today, Carvalhal refused to give updates on any of his other injured players, like Sam Hutchinson and Fernando Forestieri.

“Don’t ask me about the injured players, I well tell you absolutely nothing, sorry,” he said.

“I just will tell you that Tom Lees and Glenn Loovens are ready, after that I will not mention anybody.

“We cannot be sure of the other players who will be involved in the game, and I don’t want to say something today and tomorrow people say you are lying to us.

“I am a manager to solve the problems, not create them. I am here to try and win the game.”

Wednesday can leapfrog fifth-placed Reading tomorrow night with victory.

Carvalhal accepted a Football Association charge of improper misconduct after leaving his technical area at Villa Park, after Sasso's red card.