Bale was not selected in Pearce's 18-man squad after reporting that he would not be fit enough to take part.
Yet, with GB set to take on
It immediately led to a string of complaints, with former
However, Press Association Sport understands that will not happen.
Aside from the fact it would look exceptionally petty given Bale would not miss any competitive matches even if he was suspended, Pearce is eager to maintain his focus on Thursday evening's game.It has also been pointed out that, after Wednesday morning's final training session, Pearce's initial 18-man squad remains intact, unlike
Thiago Alcantara inspired Spain Under-21s to European championship glory, with the reported Manchester United target hitting a hat-trick as Italy was defeated 4-2 in Jerusalem.