Tom Lawrence: Injured Ipswich man replaced by Harry Wilson in Wales squad

Tom Lawrence
Former Manchester United forward Tom Lawrence (right) came on for Wales in November's draw with Serbia
World Cup qualifier: Republic of Ireland v Wales
Venue: Aviva Stadium, Dublin Date: Friday, 24 March Kick-off: 19:45 GMT
Coverage: Live on S4C, live commentary on BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru & BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app, plus live text commentary

Forward Tom Lawrence has withdrawn from Wales' squad for Friday's World Cup qualifier against the Republic of Ireland because of injury.

The 23-year-old is currently on loan at Championship side Ipswich from Leicester City.

Lawrence has been in fine form this season, scoring 11 goals in 33 appearances for the Tractor Boys in all competitions.

He is replaced in the Wales squad by Liverpool winger Harry Wilson.

Wilson, 19, became Wales' youngest senior international in 2013 when he came on against Belgium aged 16 years and 207 days.

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