Seamus Coleman has challenged the Republic of Ireland to shackle Gareth Bale in the same way they did Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Euro 2016.
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill refused to be drawn on how he will deal with the threat posed by Gareth Bale.
Martin O'Neill is convinced James McClean will be in the right frame of mind to tackle Wales.
James McCarthy remains with the Republic of Ireland squad as he battles to prove his fitness ahead of Friday's World Cup qualifier against Wales.
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Stephen Ward says injury-ravaged Republic of Ireland will not be short of confidence in against Wales on Friday.