Wales caretaker manager Robert Page insists Gareth Bale’s fitness won’t be put at risk after Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho expressed concern over the forward’s international workload.
Wales meet the Republic of Ireland in Cardiff on Sunday and face Finland on Wednesday, with Bale expected to start both games as Wales chase promotion in the Nations League.
Mourinho recently warned Wales to tread carefully with Bale’s fitness following the knee injury that delayed his Tottenham debut after his loan move from Real Madrid.
“we don’t want to destroy the work everybody is doing for the last couple of months,” Mourinho said.
But Page, standing in for absent Wales manager Ryan Giggs, doesn’t believe burnout will be an issue.
“We’ve all got a job to do, we all want to win games of football,” he said on Saturday.
“Of course we’re sympathetic to the club managers and the demands put on them with the current situation with Covid.
“I’ve been a club manager…
Source: Guardian Newspaper