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Huws called up to Wales squad for clashes with France and Panama

PUBLISHED: 15:11 01 November 2017 | UPDATED: 15:11 01 November 2017

Emyr Huws has been called up to the Wales squad. Picture: ROSS HALLS

Emyr Huws has been called up to the Wales squad. Picture: ROSS HALLS


Ipswich Town midfielder Emyr Huws has been called up to the Wales squad for their friendly clashes with France and Panama.

Emyr Huws has pulled out of the Ireland squad. Picture: ROSS HALLS Emyr Huws has pulled out of the Ireland squad. Picture: ROSS HALLS

The midfielder has yet to play for the Blues since completing his £1million permanent switch from Cardiff in the summer as he continues to recover from an achilles injury, but recently returned to action for the club’s Under 23 side in their 1-1 draw with Colchester on Monday.

The 24-year-old could potentially be involved in the Blues’ home clash with Preston on Saturday, but has been named in Chris Coleman’s squad for their two upcoming friendlies.

Having missed out on a World Cup play-off spot following their defeat by the Republic of Ireland last month, Wales go to Paris for a clash with France on November 10 before hosting Panama in Cardiff four days later.

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