Coleman considers Shawcross call

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Chris Coleman would consult captain Aaron Ramsey before approaching Stoke defender Ryan Shawcross to play for Wales.

Arsenal midfielder Ramsey broke his leg in six places in 2010 after a tackle by Shawcross, and ignored the centre-half's initial attempts to apologise. Shawcross qualifies for Wales because he spent five years of compulsory education in the principality.

Quoted in The Sun, Coleman said: "Ryan is a good player who could strengthen us. I will have a conversation with Aaron because he's somebody I respect a great deal, he's our captain and an important player. I won't shy away from it because there are issues."

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