Date: 15th October 2015 at 5:07pm
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Should Andrew Crofts have the impact on Brighton’s season between now and it’s conclusion we know he’s capable of you couldn’t rule out him getting the Welsh recall he’s, when speaking to the Official Website, hoping for next summer!

Wales booked a place at Euro 2016 this week and now that he’s returning to full fitness, and fighting for his place in the Brighton side, he’s dreaming of making it to France at the end of the campaign.

Had he not be sidelined due to serious injuries over the past 18-months he said he would ‘like to think’ he would have been in Chris Coleman’s plans, which history tends to suggest he would have played his part in helping them qualify, which has given him ‘a real buzz.’

‘It was unbelievable seeing the team qualify and it gave me a real buzz. It was hard not being involved over the past 18 months, but I would like to think I would have been involved if I was fit.’

Coleman has been in contract with Crofts, he’s even turned up to watch him in action for Brighton in the U21 Development Squad as he works his way back to fitness with this support helping to drive him on.

Can he do enough to get into the final squad that goes to France for Wales’ first international tournament since 1958? It’ll, if we’re realistic about it, take some effort but it’s an aim that could be achieved.

He added it would be a ‘fairytale’ should it happen, however he accepts he’ll just have to see ‘how things go’ and isn’t getting carried away.

‘Chris Coleman has done a fantastic job. He’s been great with me, ever since the first injury. He’s kept in contact, and come along to watch some of the under-21 games recently.

‘He suffered a bad injury late on in his career and he has been fantastic with me. He has been giving me advice as he is someone who knows what it takes to get over an injury like this.

‘If I can have a good season, from now until the end, I might have a chance of getting on the plane to France, but the boys who have achieved it have been unbelievable for the country and deserve all the credit for that.

‘It would be a fairytale if I could make the squad, but we will have to wait and see how things go between now and the end of the season.’

In actual fact when you take into account he was on standby for Welsh squads with Bosnia and Andorra this proves he’s very much in Coleman’s mind.

These U21 games have helped but the midfielder finished by saying he knows ‘there will come a point where I want to be involved even more, but first it’s a case of getting those matches under my belt.’

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