Wales UEFA EURO 2016 Predicted Lineup: Probable Starting 11 for The Dragons
The Dragons are playing their first major international tournament after 57 years and many are tipping them to be the surprise packages of the tournament. A team which has plenty of star power, Wales on their day can upset the best of sides. Playing in a refreshing new system under their head coach Chris Coleman, Wales have become a formidable team.
With plenty of players to choose from, we try to predict the starting XI of Wales for the Euros.
Goalkeepers: Wayne Hennessey (Crystal Palace), Daniel Ward (Liverpool), Owain Fon Williams (Inverness Caledonian Thistle)
Defenders: Ashley Williams (Swansea City), James Chester (West Bromwich Albion), Ben Davies (Tottenham Hotspur), James Collins (West Ham United), Chris Gunter (Reading), Neil Taylor (Swansea City), Jazz Richards (Fulham)
Midfielders: Joe Ledley (Crystal Palace), Joe Allen (Liverpool), David Vaughan (Nottingham Forest), Jonathan Williams (Crystal Palace), David Edwards (Wolverhampton Wanderers), George Williams (Fulham), Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal), Andy King(Leicester City)
Forwards: Gareth Bale (Real Madrid), David Cotterill (Birmingham City), Hal Robson-Kanu (Reading), Simon Church (Milton Keynes Dons), Sam Vokes (Burnley)
Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey will most probably be the first choice for the Dragons. The Welshman has had a decent season for his club, and enjoys the faith of his manager Coleman. Henessey is blessed with good height and he commands the box very well.
Hennessey was considered to be one of the most promising goalkeepers in the Premier League, but he suffered a minor dip in form at Wolverhampton Wanderers. However, this season he has convinced Alan Pardew that he is the best choice for Crystal Palace with some calm and composed displays under pressure.
Hennessey will be expected to play a key role in Wales’ Euro 2016 campaign.