Spurs star to miss Everton clash but could return for Swansea

20:59 05 December 2012

Tottenham's Gareth Bale sets off on a run with Liverpool's Joe Allen in pursuit. Photo credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

Tottenham's Gareth Bale sets off on a run with Liverpool's Joe Allen in pursuit. Photo credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

Tottenham winger Gareth Bale will miss his side’s trip to Everton on Sunday but is expected to return for the game against Swansea.

The Welsh wizard picked up a hamstring strain during his side’s 3-0 victory over Fulham and head coach Andre Villas-Boas believes his side can cope with his absence.

“He will not make Everton but could be back for next weekend. But I have other options and I have excellent players,” said the Portuguese coach.

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