Gareth Bale ruled out of Wales' final two World Cup qualifiers
Bale's fitness has been a source of concern for Wales since he suffered a calf muscle strain against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League last week.
The 28-year-old missed Real Madrid's LaLiga clash with Espanyol on Sunday night but reported to the Wales camp the following morning.
Bale attended the FAW Awards on Monday night but will not be fit enough to play in the two qualifiers which will determine Wales' World Cup ambitions.
He had been expected to make the games but is now officially out leaving Wales with a mountain to climb.
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Wales are currently second in Group D in what could get them a play off spot.
However they will be up against it with Republic of Ireland hot on their tails.
Wales lead Ireland by just one point and the two play each other on October 9 in the final group game at Cardiff City Stadium in a game that could decide second place.