World Cup qualifiers: Robson-Kanu out of Wales squad for Serbia

Hal Robson-Kanu
Hal Robson-Kanu's goal for Wales against Belgium was voted the best of Euro 2016
World Cup qualifier: Serbia v Wales
Date: Sunday, 11 June Venue: Stadion Rajko Mitic, Belgrade Kick-off: 19:45 BST
Coverage: Live on BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra & BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app, plus live text commentary.

Hal Robson-Kanu is the latest withdrawal from Wales' squad for the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Serbia in Belgrade on Sunday.

The 28-year-old West Bromwich Albion forward has been struggling with a leg injury.

Robson-Kanu's place is taken by uncapped 17-year-old Swansea City winger Daniel James.

Liverpool forward Ben Woodburn had earlier pulled out of the trip to because of a calf injury.

Woodburn, 17, was replaced in the 23-man squad by another uncapped player, Marley Watkins.

Watkins, who has agreed a move to Norwich City from Barnsley, had been part of Wales' recent training camp in Portugal.

Swansea's James was a member of the Wales Under-20 side which played at the Toulon Tournament and scored the winner against Bahrain.

Serbia are top of Group D, four points ahead of third-placed Wales with five games remaining.

Forward Gareth Bale and defender Neil Taylor are suspended for the game against Serbia, while defender James Collins and midfielders Andy King and Jonny Williams are injured.

Wales squad to face Serbia

Goalkeepers: Wayne Hennessey (Crystal Palace), Danny Ward (Liverpool), Owain Fon Williams (Inverness Caledonian Thistle)

Defenders: Ashley Williams (Everton), Chris Gunter (Reading), James Chester (Aston Villa), Ben Davies (Tottenham Hotspur), Jazz Richards (Cardiff City), Joe Walsh (MK Dons), Tom Lockyer (Bristol Rovers), Gethin Jones (Everton)

Midfielders: Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal), Joe Ledley (Crystal Palace), Emyr Huws (Cardiff City), Dave Edwards (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Joe Allen (Stoke City), Lee Evans (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Harry Wilson (Liverpool)

Forwards: Tom Lawrence (Leicester City), Daniel James (Swansea City), Sam Vokes (Burnley), Tom Bradshaw (Barnsley), Marley Watkins (Norwich City)

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