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Gareth Bale after Spurs seal 4-1 win over Crystal Palace.


Gareth Bale was simply unstoppable on Sunday. [Getty]
Gareth Bale was simply unstoppable on Sunday. [Getty]

Bale was simply unstoppable and he bagged a brace in Tottenham's 4-1 win over Crystal Palace on Sunday.


Gareth Bale says he is enjoying playing alongside "amazing" teammates at Tottenham and is delighted that he is now justifying his move to the North London club.

The Welshman, who is on a season-long loan from Real Madrid, found the net twice while Harry Kane also registered a brace as Tottenham continued their revival.

The four goals scored by Jose Mourinho's team on Sunday means Spurs are now the second side after Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich in Europe’s top five leagues to score 100 goals in all competitions this season.

All in all, Bale is happy he is repaying his manager’s faith and lauded England captain Kane for his display.

“I think that is why I came here, the attacking players we have are amazing," Bale who has won the Champions League four times said.

“Not just the ones who played tonight but ones on the bench. We are all pushing each other and it’s good to get the three points.

"There is a lot of fighting for places so you have to stay on your toes and have to keep working hard. We are in good moment now, getting the confidence back so hopefully we can keep it going.

“Harry’s fantastic, an incredible striker. He showed that again tonight and he has been so consistent. It was a fantastic performance again from him and we are lucky to have him here.

"I'm feeling good. A lot of games are coming thick and fast so it's about recovering and getting ready for the next one.”


Bale seems to have finally persuaded Jose Mourinho to give him more game time and the Portuguese coach admitted that he is 'so happy to work' with the 31-year-old.

Mourinho told BBC Sport: "I didn’t challenge him (Bale), nobody challenged him. We just supported him.


"I found psychological scars. When you have a couple of seasons with lots of injuries I think it is not about the muscular scars but the psychological scars - that brings fears and instability.


“There is a moment when you are working very well and everyone around you is giving everything we can give, there is a moment where that psychological barrier has to be broken. And he broke it. It was him, not us. We just supported him. He broke it and is playing very well.


"I’m very happy, he is a fantastic player and I’m so happy to work with a player like him."



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