2022-11-24 17:35:07

Joe Allen is 'fit and raring to go' for Wales' World cup clash against Iran, says manager Rob Page

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Daily Mail
By Michael Rudling

Wales have received a considerable boost ahead of their World Cup clash against Iran after Joe Allen was passed fit.

The 32-year-old midfielder has been out since September with a hamstring injury, and will be a key player for Walesas they enter must-win territory following Monday's 1-1 draw with the United States.

He has racked up 72 caps for his country since his 2009 debut and was named in the Euro 2016 team of the tournament as the Dragons reached the semi finals.

'Joe got through his fitness test, so that's good news. He's fit and raring to go,' said Wales coach Rob Page, who is set to hand Kieffer Moore a starting spot after the striker came off the bench to spark Wales' revival against the USA.

'We were all concerned about him because of the extent of the injury.

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