McAuley set to decide his future

12 November 2017 05:01:51 EST

Gareth McAuley has admitted that Northern Ireland's World Cup play-off second leg clash in Switzerland could be his last international game.

The 37-year-old will win his 76th cap at St Jakob-Park on Sunday but has revealed that he it could be his final appearance for Northern Ireland, who were beaten 1-0 in Belfast in the first leg on Thursday.

Northern Ireland are 6/1 to qualify for their first World Cup finals since 1986 and 40/1 to win Sunday's match 2-0. Michael O'Neill's side are 4/1 to keep a clean sheet in the encounter.

"What I do is probably a lot to do with what Michael [O'Neill] does and what happens after this campaign - that will have a lot to do with what I decide to do with my future," said West Brom defender McAuley.

"You never know. I need to make sure I'm playing regular football to even consider coming away to play international football, and there are obviously other factors involved that will possibly come to light and would be a factor in me deciding what I want to do, but I would like to be available to play.

"It would be a consideration of mine, if Michael was to move on and get a club job, as to what I would do going forward into another qualifying campaign."

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