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Gareth Bale has been named in the Wales squad for their Nations League group decider against Denmark after missing last month's international action.

The Real Madrid forward missed the high-profile friendly defeat to Spain and the Nations League victory against the Republic of Ireland in Dublin through muscle fatigue.

But Bale has featured in Real's four games since the last international break and he is part of Ryan Giggs' 26-man squad for the Denmark tie on November 16 and the away friendly with Albania four days later.

Manager Ryan Giggs said he had no concerns over Bale, despite the star's problems at Real.

Bale was whistled off at the Bernabeu by some sections of the Real support when he was substituted in the 2-0 LaLiga win against Real Valladolid on Saturday.

That came after former Real striker Jorge Valdano claimed Bale's £85.3million transfer fee had "created this illusion he's some sort of world superstar".

"We are talking about a world-class player who never lets his country down," Giggs said.

"We've got one more (Real) game to go before the weekend, but hopefully he will be meeting up with us on Sunday.

"He's been five years at Madrid. I had it at United, he's under that scrutiny all the time. He's used to it, but I know he can't wait to join up with the lads and be part of it.

"Being at such a big club like Real Madrid he has seen it all. He is a brilliant player and one we want to see with us in the squad."

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Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey and Chelsea youngster Ethan Ampadu are also back after missing the Ireland game.

Tottenham defender Ben Davies, suspended for the Denmark game, is omitted with Paul Dummett and Neil Taylor returning to offer options at left-back.

Chris Gunter is included and will eclipse Neville Southall's record 92-cap Wales haul if he plays against Denmark and Albania.

There were also places for young Swansea winger Dan James and versatile Anderlecht defender or midfielder James Lawrence, who was in the youth academies at Arsenal and Ajax.

The Oxfordshire-born 26-year-old played for AS Trencin in Slovakia before joining Anderlecht in August.

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