Andre Villas-Boas has hit out at Charlie Adam and has called for the Liverpool midfielder to apologise.
The vertically-challenged Scot angered all connected with Tottenham when he made a heavy challenge on Gareth Bale in a meaningless 0-0 friendly at Baltimore yesterday.
It isn’t the first time which Adam has left his mark on Bale. In May 2011, he injured the Welsh winger which left him sidelined for over three months with ankle ligament damage.
Villas-Boas told the newspapers: “I think it was a very nasty challenge from Charlie. The player had gone and he came in from behind on Gareth’s ankle. I did not know the previous history between the two. I do now.
“At half-time Charlie came to me and said something about the challenge.
“I can accept that but I think he should go to the player to say sorry.”
The incident left Villas-Boas waiting to hear on the seriousness of Bale’s injury.
He added: “If the player escapes hospital it is because he is very lucky.
“The last time he was out for three months and in the end it is the Premier League that suffers without a player of Bale’s talent.”
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