Real Madrid Winger Confirmed Absent Bela Wales In Time Qualifying for the 2018 World Cup
Gareth Bale will miss Wales in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. The Dragons will play a deadly party against Georgia and the Republic of Ireland in a bid to qualify for Russia.
The 28-year-old Winger did not take part in the Real Madrid squad for a 2-0 victory over Espanyol in the seventh La Liga jornada. He is rumored to have problems in the calf, which is often annoying him.
However, entrenador El Real Zinedine Zidane insists there is nothing to worry about Bale’s injury. According to him, winger nicknamed The Wizard Wales it just takes time to rest alone.
Contrary to Zidane’s statement, his further tests by Wales medical staff reveal that Bale will not be able to strengthen his country in the remaining two games in Group D.
The Welsh Football Association confirmed that it sent Bale for scans after consulting with Madrid. The injury indicates that Bale needs longer rest periods to recover, in contrast to previous expectations.
Chris Coleman as Wales coach, immediately reacted by calling Barnsley striker Tom Bradshaw to replace Tottenham Hotspur’s former winger. Tom will join the squad on Tuesday (2/10) morning local time.
The importance of their remaining match, Wales will certainly face enormous losses. The reason Bale is an important player in the squad of The Dragons in recent years.
Wales are currently second in Group D, four points behind Serbia and one ahead of the Republic of Ireland in third.
The victory over Georgia and a draw in Cardiff against Ireland will guarantee a place in the playoffs, to compete for the finals in Russia. (Source: Daily Star)