Wales manager, Ryan Giggs has admitted that he is facing a "juggling act" in trying to find an effective role for star player, Gareth Bale in the side after his team suffered a 1-0 defeat to Hungary in the Euro 2020 qualifiers on Tuesday.
Bale who is the country's talisman, struggled throughout the game and missed their best chance on the night as he fluffed his lines when presented the opportunity to score 12-yards out from goal.
The 29-year-old started on the left-wing, with some of his best performances for his country coming down the middle in the past, something which Giggs admitted is a bit of a struggle at the moment.
🗣️: "It's always a bit of a juggling act trying to find where Gareth can be effective. We have so many players who can play off the right or number 10."— Goal (@goal) June 12, 2019
Ryan Giggs isn't the first manager to wonder where Gareth Bale can be the most effective 😕 pic.twitter.com/fUolk0FzSq
"He is disappointed like all of us with the two games. I have said before, in the training camp he was great, about the place he has been great. It's difficult fitness wise having not played for a long time and then that short turnaround," Giggs said as quoted by Goal.
"The way he plays as well, those high-intensity sprints. It's difficult. But he's been fine around the place, no problem. It's always a bit of a juggling act trying to find where Gareth can be effective. We have so many players who can play off the right or number 10. Gareth has shown over the last few years he can play up front, number 10, off the right. It's my job to try and get his best position and to get the other players in their best positions as well.," he added.
Bale who is coming off from a difficult season with club Real Madrid is without doubt the main player for Wales and will need to be at his best if they are to qualify for the tournament which takes place next year.