WREXHAM-born footballer Neco Williams has issued a message to departing Wales manager Rob Page.

The Cymru boss was dismissed from the role - which he had been in for three-and-a-half years - last week.

Page had led Wales to a first World Cup in 64 years but seemingly paid the price for the team's failure to qualify for Euro 2024, which is now in full swing in Germany.

One of the stars of the Wales team under Page's reign was Williams, who is from Cefn Mawr.

The former Ysgol Rhiwabon pupil took to X (formerly known as Twitter) to wish Page all the best in future.


The 23-year-old said: "Thank you for everything you did for me I'll always appreciate it. Best wishes." 

Having previously played for Liverpool and then on loan at Fulham, full-back Williams now plays for fellow Premier League side Nottingham Forest.

For Wales, he has so far earned 38 caps, scoring four times.

It remains to be seen who will take over from Page as Wales' new manager.

The likes of Osian Roberts, Craig Bellamy and Nathan Jones are being tipped as some of the bookies' favourites for the job.