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Robson-Kanu leaves Wales squad for Euro 2020 but Colwill calls

Hal Robson-Kanu at the European Championship this summer

He will not repeat his heroism after he is released. – with fellow Wales team Cardiff City's young midfielder Rubin Col for this summer, the tournament will include a wildcard alongside captains Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey and Joe Allen. Wales stepped up their preparations against world champion France in Nice on Wednesday, before hosting Albania in Cardiff on Saturday.

Robson-Kanu scored a sensational goal to help Wales beat Belgium and reached the semi-finals in Euro 2016 only after his international career was jumped by interim manager Robert Page, who would lead the team in Ryan Giggs' continued absence. Receiving his last call against Mexico in March, Robson-Kanu was sent home from the last international camp after violating the curfew at the team hotel and was not part of the Wales training camp in Portugal last week. a 28 - male squad.

Tom Lawrence of Derby County and Rabbi Matondo of Schalke, who was also sent home in March, are among those involved in the last training camp but not detained for the delayed Euro 2020 campaign.

Allen, the surviving calf and back knee injuries on international duty in March, along with Ballet, Ramsey, Ben Davies, Chris Gunter, Jonny Williams, Wayne Hennessey and Danny Ward, eight survivors of the Chris Coleman team that exceeded all expectations in France five years ago. one of the people.

A calf injury since March has plagued Tottenham defender Davies, but Page upbeat bo and Allen will be eligible for their Group A opening against Switzerland on June 12th. Then 16 June, again in Baku, four days later at the Stadio Olimpico before heading to Rome to pick up Italy.

Quick guide

Squad of Wales Euro 2020


Wayne Hennessey (Crystal Palace), Danny Ward (Leicester City), Adam Davies (Stoke City), Ben Davies (Tottenham Hotspur), Chris Gunter (Charlton Athletic), James Lawrence (St. Pauli), Joe Rodon (Tottenham Hotspur), Chris Mepham (Bournemouth), Ben Cabango (Swansea City), Ethan Ampadu (Chelsea), Connor Roberts (Swansea City), Neco Williams (Liverpool), Rhys Norrington-Davies (Sheffield United), Aaron Ramsey (Juventus), Matt Smith ( Manchester City), Joe Morrell (Luton Town), Joe Allen (Stoke City), Dylan Levitt (Manchester United), Jonny Williams (Cardiff City), Harry Wilson (Liverpool), David Brooks (Bournemouth), Daniel James (Manchester United) , Tyler Roberts (Leeds United), Rubin Colwill (Cardiff City), Kieffer Moore (Cardiff City), Gareth Bale (Real Madrid)

Whilst ballet was captain in Wales, Aaron Ramsey's involvement was a huge increase considering the Juventus midfielder starting from the country's past to only two 26 matches. Cardiff striker Kieffer Moore is the only bona fide No.9 on the roster, but both Tyler Roberts and Harry Wilson can play as strikers, with the latter playing as a fake nine against Belgium in March.

Colwill, who turned 19 and launched his first Cardiff in April, is a surprise turnout. Youngsters Dylan Levitt, 20 and Matthew Smith, from Manchester United and City respectively, side Istra 1961 despite a loan playing time struggle in Croatia. Brennan Johnson of Nottingham Forest or Cardiff midfielder Will, who has been on loan at Lincoln this season There was no room for Vaulks. week for the player. Just days before they left Cardiff for the Algarve last week, he learned that Wales would be included in training camp.

"I'm pinching myself," Colwill said at a press conference on Wednesday. “I remember the last Euro, watching 14. At home with my family, it is the pinnacle of an actor's career, the international game. This is what you dreamed of doing as a kid. It would be incredible to do this [be called up] in such an unexpected way for your country. "

Colwill was born in Neath near Swansea and attended Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera in the same secondary school school as Ben Davies. “It was like that throughout school: 'This is Ben Davies and this is Ben Davies,” Colwill said.

“He's definitely a role model as he got high-level actors that he got from school. Of all the teachers, I was saying, 'I was better at school than Davies'. I don't think I'm as good at school as he is. But when someone other than school does this [become professional], the pressure is lifted. They are used to dealing with this kind of thing and it definitely helped a lot when he came before me. "

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