Gareth Bale will begin in opposition to Royal Antwerp within the Europa League, with supervisor Jose Mourinho saying “hopefully he can fly”.
“Bale is enjoying and all of us haven’t simply the sensation, but additionally the information that Bale is arriving,” Mourinho mentioned.
“He’s bettering, he’s bettering rather a lot. Hopefully he can fly as a result of he’s working very laborious. So he is enjoying.”
Bale has been restricted to simply 80 minutes of motion in his second Spurs spell, and was an unused substitute within the win at Burnley on Monday evening.
Bale’s method was questioned by some in Madrid however Mourinho says his new signing has been excellent.
“He’s being fairly an incredible instance for everyone,” Mourinho mentioned.
“A giant man like him, travelled to Burnley, stayed on the bench for 90 minutes, did not play one minute.
“His behaviour as a staff man is unbelievable. His behaviour as a Tottenham man is outstanding and he’s coming.”
Defender Eric Dier and midfielder Tanguy Ndombele haven’t travelled with the squad as they’re rested earlier than Sunday’s match in opposition to Brighton.
Mourinho will make a number of modifications, with the likes of Davinson Sanchez, Steven Bergwijn, Harry Winks and Carlos Vinicius prone to be a part of Bale within the beginning XI.