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Warren Gatland thinks England star can be ‘an emotional time bomb’

England star Kyle Sinckler can “emotionally, be a bit of a time-bomb”, according to Wales head coach Warren Gatland.

Gatland said: “I think the thing with Kyle, there is no doubt he’s a very good player in terms of his carrying, scrummaging and work-rate.

“There is a challenge sometimes with his temperament. He’s aware of it. Other players are aware of it. We’ve already seen in the Six Nations that he has been involved in a couple of incidents.

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“Hopefully, we don’t get dragged into that on Saturday. Emotionally, he can be a bit of a time-bomb. I am not saying anything that people aren’t aware of.

“Look, we won’t be going out there trying to antagonise him, because that’s not in our make-up. We will just go out there and play.

“Hopefully, he goes out and has a good game and is able to keep his emotions in control, because that’s a big challenge for him.”

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