Scotland play Wales at Friday night in a Group A World Cup qualifier and Dundee manager John Brown has some ideas about how to stop Wales number one threat, Gareth Bale.
While talking on a BBC Radio Scotland show, Brown seemed to suggest that the Scottish players should be using some physical play to prevent Bale from running riot against the Scots.
“You know what you do, with the pace he has got and the close control... you can’t run without legs. And I’m sure that will be getting passed around the squad.”
When asked to clarify his comments, Brown said that he was not suggesting that Scottish players should go out to hurt Bale but simply, "get close to him and don’t give him time and space."
Pressed on his comments a third time Brown admitted that he may actually have been suggesting the use of roughhouse tactics against Bale.