Wales boss Rob Page is decided to assist rebuild Daniel James’ faltering profession.
Former Manchester United winger James returns to Old Trafford as a part of a Fulham facet searching for to spring a shock within the quarter-final of the FA Cup on Sunday.
James impressed at first at United following a £15million transfer from Swansea in 2019 earlier than shifting on to Leeds simply over two years later.
Leeds paid £25m for the James however, after scoring simply 4 targets in 40 appearances, he joined Fulham on mortgage this season the place his fortunes have dipped once more by means of restricted game-time.
Page, who this week named James in his squad for opening Euro 2024 qualifiers towards Croatia and Latvia, stated: “DJ has gone there to play games and finds it frustrating that he’s not getting the minutes he would like.
“But DJ has still got the same ability and talent when he went to Man United.
“It’s my job now, and my staff’s job, to get him back up to the levels he’s shown before, because we know we’ve got a great asset there with his pace.”
James has made solely three Premier League begins for Fulham since shifting to Craven Cottage firstly of September.
Leeds have allowed James to play within the FA Cup and at Old Trafford he’ll go towards United coach Eric Ramsay, who was appointed to the Wales teaching workers earlier this month.
The highly-rated Ramsay is United’s set-piece coach and Page believes his work on the Wales coaching floor with James will profit the 25-year-old enormously.
“All players need an arm around them and managing differently,” Page stated.
“DJ is a student of the game and goes to the nth degree, the way he looks back at his performances is brilliant.
“Eric is one of the best youth development coaches in Britain and he will be really valuable to him. Just going through his clips in training and trying to tweak a couple of things.”
Wales, getting into a brand new period with out document goalscorer Gareth Bale, begin Euro 2024 qualifying in Croatia on Saturday earlier than internet hosting Latvia in Cardiff three days later.
James has been a relentless characteristic within the Wales line-up and began 34 consecutive aggressive video games earlier than being benched for the World Cup defeat to Iran in November.
Page stated: “DJ’s success for us is playing wide left so we’ll get him back playing football and in the right frame of mind.
“I spoke to him last week and I was really positive about him after our conversation.
“He’s disappointed he’s not playing, of course he is. But he’s ready for this camp and really looking forward to get going.”