Gareth Bale could make his expected return to the Tottenham squad for the London derby with West Ham on October 18.
The Welshman joined Spanish side Real Madrid from North London in 2013. However – despite winning almost everything to win with the La Liga champions – relations soured at the end of a seven-year stay, with Bale making a brief appearance for many of the club’s fixtures.
Gareth Bale has endured a frustrating time since returning to Spurs/Pool/Getty Images.
The 31-year-old eventually returned to Spurs on loan after months of speculation, but a knee injury aggravated during international duty with Wales – a knock which was discovered during his medical – saw him out. Delayed return after long wait. Starting XI
With injury forcing him to sit out Wales’ clashes with England, the Republic of Ireland and Bulgaria, the international break has given him time to regain fitness and the Telegraph report that Bale will return to his Spurs side. may be willing to bring him back to London. Derby with West Ham on October 18.
Despite ignoring his marquee arrivals since re-signing for the club in September, Jose Mourinho’s men have been in fine form of late.
Since Carlo Ancelotti’s opening day defeat to Everton, Spurs have drawn two and won five of their following seven matches, a run that saw them progress to the Europa League group stage and the Carabao Cup quarter-finals. have seen, while defeating Manchester United. 6-1 at Old Trafford in the league.
To all Spurs fans, after 7 years, I’m back! #COYS @SpursOfficial https://t.co/NbAaUWefQP pic.twitter.com/zGk37PnQe9
— Gareth Bale (@GarethBale11) September 19, 2020
A seven-game unbeaten run has seen Mourinho’s men score an impressive 25 goals, and with Harry Kane and Son Heung-min firing on all cylinders, the pair are likely to join one of Europe’s top forwards. has only amplified this feeling. Hope around the club of late.