Gareth Bale to miss Tottenham Hotspur reunion with calf injury?

Wales suffer major blow as Gareth Bale ruled out of final World Cup qualifiers

Real Madrid, meanwhile, will also be disappointed that another injury has hampered their No. 11.

However Bale has felt enough discomfort to withdraw from the Georgia game in Tbilisi on Friday and the Republic's visit to Cardiff three days later.

Wales are now second in Group D, four points behind leaders Serbia and one point above Ireland.

The pacy wide-man missed his side's 2-0 victory over Espanyol at the weekend, though this evening's report from Marca suggests that the problem Bale is now suffering with is not the same one which sidelined him on Sunday evening.

This is the latest in an increasingly long line of injury disappointments for Bale, without whom Wales have not won a game since 2013.

Wales will be without their talisman for their final two 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

The star player was able to wear only 19 league appearances in Real Madrid because of injuries he suffered in a row last season.

He is likely to link up with Sam Vokes again, with Aaron Ramsey possibly pushed into a more advanced role and teenager Ben Woodburn - who made such a dramatic impact against Austria and Moldova as a substitute - set to be on the bench again.

As for taking Bale's spot, Lawrence added: "I wouldn't say I can replace him".

Bale faces being ruled out for up to four weeks which makes him a doubt for potential World Cup playoffs next month.

With just two games left to spare in the current World Cup, it will mean Wales will have to fair without their star man as Coleman's men look to book their place in the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation.

However, with Bale out it is unlikely that Coleman would bring in two new wingers alongside Aaron Ramsey.

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