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How Ryan Giggs could switch up his Wales starting XI before the away Nations League clash with Denmark as Ashley Williams is left out

The young stars of Wales lit up the Nations League with a thumping win over the Republic of Ireland but boss Ryan Giggs has plenty of options to change personnel if required.

There is a fair chance that Giggs will keep the same starting lineup, Ashley Williams aside, against the Danes on Sunday after the extraordinary display against Martin O’Neill’s men.

Ashley Williams has been left out of the squad for this afternoon’s game, meaning one change is guaranteed, but will Giggs make any further alterations?

If the former Manchester United winger feels the need to bring in different faces, he is not short of troops who could do a real job in Aarhus.

Here we look at the three Dragons who are most likely to step in if changes are to be made.

Sam Vokes

The Welsh front three of Gareth Bale, David Brooks and Tom Lawrence were outstanding on Thursday but the Burnley striker offers a different option.

Denmark are unlikely to offer Wales the space that a weak Ireland side did and so Giggs’ charges may be more reliant on set pieces.

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In that case, Vokes presents a real threat and could cause havoc in the Danish box.

Brooks looked a little tired after his efforts  on Thursday so would be the most obvious to make way for the big man.

James Chester

Chris Mepham had a great game against the Irish and marked their forwards out of the match.

His place is surely assured, especially now that we know Ashley Williams has been left out of the squad despite travelling.

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The 34-year-old, on loan at Stoke from Everton, was a little wayward with some of his passes on Thursday but made up for it with a good defensive display overall.

It’s likely Williams has been left out through injury, but that’s unclear at this point. James Chester is his most likely replacement.

Joe Ledley

Wales fans were rightly proud of the performance of teenage sensation Ethan Ampadu as he turned the Irish midfield inside out.

And with the Chelsea youngster substituted relatively early on, it could indicate that he has a key role to play in Denmark.

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But Christian Eriksen and company are a much better side than the Republic, as proved by the 5-1 hammering last year.

Giggs could bring in experienced Derby midfielder Ledley to either replace Ampadu or to bolster the midfield while the former Exeter starlet drops into central defence.