Ipswich Town winger Wes Burns is looking to 'block out the outside noise' following Wales' stalemate against Gibraltar.

Many supporters have been critical of manager Rob Page after the Dragons failed to qualify for Euro 2024, losing to Poland on penalties back in March.

The mood surrounding the national team has only worsened after yesterday's result, which saw them held to a goalless draw against Gibraltar in the Algarve.

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Gibraltar, who occupy 203rd place on the FIFA rankings, had lost their last 13 games by an aggregate score of 50-0. Wales registered 17 shots, four of which hit the target, but were unable to break down their opponents.

Burns, who started the game and played the full 90 minutes, shared the fans' frustrations after the game, but stressed that the fans had to support the young group of players if they were going to be successful.

“Sometimes you have to block out the outside noise,” he said after the game.

“As a group, we know what we’ve achieved in the past and what we can achieve going forward.

“Sometimes it can be frustrating – they’ve travelled all this way and want to see us win and score goals.

“But we’ve got to be patient and the fans need to work with us on that. We’re a young group and we’re all coming together.”

Asked about pressure on Page, Burns heaped praise on the manager, arguing that it hasn't been easy for him to bring so many new players into the squad.

“He’s done unbelievable things with this group," the 29-year-old added. "After you’ve been so successful in years gone by, people assume you’ll always do well.

“There were lots of new faces in the starting XI, it was the first time we’ve played together and lads are still learning each other’s games.

“They were hard to break down, conditions weren’t great with the pitch. We’ll learn from it and put it right on Sunday [v Slovakia]."