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Team News: Gareth Bale in strong Wales XI

Team News: Gareth Bale in strong Wales XI
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Gareth Bale is named in a strong Wales XI for Thursday's international friendly with China.

Gareth Bale has been named in a strong Wales XI for Thursday's international friendly with China.

The match will mark the start of a new era for the Dragons as Ryan Giggs takes charge of the national team for the first time.

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is absent through injury, but Real Madrid attacker Bale does feature, while there are also spots in the team for Burnley forward Sam Vokes and Tottenham Hotspur full-back Ben Davies.

As for China, veteran forward Gao Lin leads the line as he goes in search of his 21st international goal on what will be his 98th cap.

China: Yan Junling; Wang Shenchao, Feng Xiaoting, He Guan, Zheng Zheng; Hao Junmin, Huang Bowen; Wu Lei, Yu Dabao, Wei Shihao; Gao Lin

Wales: Hennessey; Gunter, Chester, Williams, Davies; King, Allen; John, Wilson, Bale; Vokes
Subs: Maxwell, Crowe, Matthews, Roberts, Lockyer, Evans, Hedges, Mepham, Watkins, Woodburn, Bodin, Bradshaw

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