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Euro2016: Wales can deal without key Arsenal midfielder Ramsey, Tottenham full-back Davies

Wales manager Chris Coleman believes the absences of Aaron Ramsey and Ben Davies will not provide too much of a problem for his side.

The Arsenal midfielder and Tottenham left-back will miss Wednesday night's Euro2016 semi-final with Portugal due to suspension but Coleman expects the remainder of the squad to pick up the slack following brilliant performances from the North London based pair.

"Some of Aaron Ramsey's performances have been off the chart and we've noticed the difference in Ben [Davies] in this last season since he has been at Tottenham and fighting for that left-back spot with Danny Rose," said Coleman.

"He [Davies] plays a slightly different role for us but his performances have been outstanding. Both players would be a loss to any team.

"But the attitude of the players who haven't played has been fantastic and that has kept the dressing room really strong and kept the vibe really positive.

"One or two of them are going to get a chance in this next game and that's how it works. You never know what's going to happen, especially in a tournament where two yellow cards in a short space of time can change a lot in terms of who plays and who doesn't.

"The other guys who have worked hard will now get a look in for this next game and it's not a bad one to get a start in the semi-final of a major tournament."

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