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Ethan Ampadu has plans to make a big impression for club and country

Ethan Ampadu insists he has a lot more to achieve in football as he prepares to become the youngest Welshman to win 50 caps.

Ampadu is set to break Chris Gunter’s record at the tender age of 23 in Thursday’s Euro 2024 play-off semi-final against Finland in Cardiff.

The versatile Leeds player, who can operate at centre-back or in midfield, will reach the 50-cap milestone at the same age as England pair Wayne Rooney and Michael Owen.

“Everyone wants to try and achieve it as quickly as they can,” said Ampadu, who made his Wales debut against France as a 17-year-old in 2017.

“Whether that was by the time I was 23 or 28, just to achieve the milestone itself is a massive achievement. I’m not really too interested on how quick you can do it.

“I’m still young but I’ve experienced a lot, which I’m very grateful for.

“I’m hoping I’ve still got a long way to go in the game and I can achieve a lot more.

“It’s just nice to hopefully reach the milestone, but it’s more important we get to the Euros. That’s massive.

“I would probably en

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