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Report: Gareth Bale healthy, will play for Tottenham vs. West Ham

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He’s back!

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Who’s ready for a little more Gareth Bale in their lives? Anyone? Anyone? Beuller? According to the Telegraph, Bale has completely recovered from the knee injury he was suffering from when he joined Tottenham Hotspur on loan from Real Madrid a couple of weeks ago, and is tipped to play in Spurs’ next match against West Ham on October 18.

That would be, of course, amazing. Spurs are already on a roll, having gone unbeaten in their last seven matches in all competitions, and a week removed from a 6-1 thumping of Manchester United at Old Trafford. Bale was suffering from a slight injury when he joined the club, something that allowed Daniel Levy to knock £1m off of his fee from Madrid, and the injury was enough to keep him out of the Wales squad for this international break.

It’s likely that Bale would start off on the bench and come in as an impact substitute, at least initially until he is able to be worked into a full rotation.

Bale’s agent, Jonathan Barnett, said that Bale’s goal is to win the Premier League title with Tottenham this season.

“Tottenham have got a good squad, a great coach and with Gareth’s help I’m sure they will get very close [to the title]. You only have to see the results from last week to see that it’s open. It kills me to say that because I’m an Arsenal supporter, but that’s the reality.

“He has nothing to prove to anybody. He’s won more than anybody else. He was one of the best three or four players in the world and I think he still is. If he succeeds, great, if not, he’s been there and done it. But, I think he will succeed.”