Wigan midfielder James McClean believes future is bright for Republic of Ireland

Republic of Ireland v Scotland – UEFA Nations League – Group 1 – Aviva Stadium
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James McClean has expressed his excitement at the prospect of a new generation of Republic of Ireland players taking the national team to greater heights.

At the age 33, McClean hopes to win his 94th senior cap against Ukraine in the Polish city of Lodz on Tuesday evening, although it is the younger members of the squad in whose hands the future lies.

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