Wales could return to Principality Stadium under Ryan Giggs

CARDIFF, WALES - JUNE 02:  General view outside the stadium prior to the UEFA Champions League Final between Juventus and Real Madrid at the National Stadi

Wales could soon return to Cardiff's Principality Stadium under new manager Ryan Giggs after a seven-year absence, Sky Sports News understands.

The Football Association of Wales {FAW] is in talks with stadium owners, the Welsh Rugby Union about hosting their October home friendly against Spain at the 74,500-seater stadium.

Sky Sports News understands no agreement has yet been reached, but talks are continuing and the FAW remain keen to end their exile.

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Image: Ryan Giggs first games in charge of Wales were at the China Cup in March

Despite having an excellent record at the Cardiff City Stadium, including their successful campaign in reaching the Euros in 2016 - their first major tournament for 58 years - the FAW are keen to maximise revenue streams by attracting more than double the crowd they could expect at Cardiff City's 33,000-seater stadium.

A decision is expected in the next few weeks.

England were the last visitors to the Principality Stadium, then called the Millennium Stadium, in March 2011 for a 2012 European Championship qualifier.

Wales have not played Spain since a World Cup qualifier in April 1985, which the hosts won 3-0 at Wrexham's Racecourse Ground.

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Wales are next in international action against Mexico for a friendly on May 29 before UEFA Nations League games, live on Sky Sports - against the Republic of Ireland and Denmark in September and November - which are likely to be played at the Cardiff City Stadium.

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