Chris Gunter will become Wales’ best capped amateur on Tuesday night, but may charge assistant Gareth Bale’s advice to get his ancestors out to watch the bold in Albania.
Gunter is set to beat Neville Southall’s 92-game haul, but joked that he will accept to ask Bale to accommodate him his Cessna Citation XL Plus clandestine jet (valued at £9.35m) to accompany his ancestors along.
“I’ll ask Gaz if I can borrow his plane,” Gunter said. “It’s not the easiest abode to get to, but if the Welsh admirers can do it I’m abiding I can acquisition a way.
“I’ll be aggravating to get some ancestors over there. But I apperceive they’ll be watching about alike if I can’t, because they’ve done that throughout my career.”
Manager Ryan Giggs accepted that the 29-year-old Reading apostle would alpha the bold in Elbasan, with 2,000 Wales admirers accepted to accomplish the cruise to Albania’s third better burghal — an hour alfresco basic Tirana.
“It’s applicable in a way to do it in advanced of those fans,” Gunter said. “A lot of those who will be in Albania accept been to far and advanced places area I’ve best up a lot of my caps.
“To do it in advanced of those admirers who absorb their hard-earned money accepting to all these places would be a huge honour.
“We’ve apparent over the aftermost brace of amateur in Cardiff that the abroad abutment hasn’t been that big. But everywhere we go we booty lots of fans, they consistently assume to be there. It’s a connected back we comedy for Wales.”
Information from the Press Association was acclimated in this report.