Andre Villas-Boas has warned Inter Milan that Gareth Bale is now even more capable of wreaking havoc against them.
In a Champions League tie at the San Siro in October 2010, Bale scored a hat-trick in the match and humiliated their then right-back Maicon.
With the form Bale is currently in, Spurs fans will be looking for more of the same from the Welshman at the Lane but no doubt Inter have done their homework and will have a special plan in place to contain the Spurs star.
“I think Gareth has evolved as player. He is even more threatening now,” the Tottenham manager told a press conference.
“I remember seeing the highlights of Inter – Tottenham, and how Tottenham came back into the game late on.
“Maicon was an outstanding right-back, one of the Brazilian right backs, so to see a young player like Gareth play like he did against him demonstrates his talent.
“Now, two years on, he plays in a different position. He’s become a different player; a bigger player and a more complete player.
“He’s the kind of player who can determine the outcome of a game, as we’ve seen in recent matches.”
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