Gareth Bale was once again Tottenham’s hero when he came off the bench to score the winner against Brighton with Tanguy Ndombele admitting that his presence is a huge boost to the squad.
The Welshman showed some glimpses of quality in his first start against LASK a fortnight ago and Jose Mourinho insisted ahead of Tottenham’s clash against Royal Antwerp that the winger was getting his sharpness back.
However, the 31-year-old put in a disappointing display on Thursday and found himself being replaced by Harry Kane on the hour mark as Spurs went chasing the equaliser, which they eventually failed to get but he certainly made amends last night when he scored the winning goal in the 2-1 victory against Brighton.
Mourinho stuck by his words after the game, insisting that it is only a matter of time before Bale rediscovers his sharpness.
Ndombele has admitted that the returning superstar has already established a good rapport with the rest of the squad.
He told The Scottish Sun: “You can see he’s a really great guy and he’s certainly trying to speak with everybody.
“It has really helped for the team to have someone with his experience having played at Real Madrid and won four Champions Leagues like he has.”
When asked about the club’s ambitions for the season, the Frenchman added: “We’re Tottenham so we want to be in the top four. We want to be playing Champions League football.
“We seem to be on the right track and so everybody’s happy. Right now, things are going fine.”
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