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Man Utd winger James: Wales in Italy today full of confidence

Manchester United winger Daniel James says Wales will face Italy today full of confidence.

James says belief will be key when Wales take on Italy in Rome on Sunday tea-time, as the Welsh look to pick up the point needed to qualify for the second round of Euro 2020.

"I don't think you can ever write us off. Italy are a great team, but we go in believing we can win," he told BBC Sport.

“Yes we are underdogs, but we want to play the best teams.

“They had a great run going into the tournament, they're a new team from the last Euros [in 2016], lots of new players, not many weaknesses, but we have to fully believe we can go and get a result."

Earlier this week we reported how Dan had recorded the second-fastest speed at the tournament – 33.5 km/h, just under 21mph. The only man to have run faster is Italy full-back Leonardo Spinazzola (clocking 33.8 km/h) and the pair could face each other today.

“It's something I've got to use to my advantage," declared our no.21. “I've always tried to do that. [At] times I've not used it to my advantage as much as I can."

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