Gareth Bale continues to show glimpses of his brilliant past after putting in another impressive display against Burnley.
Gareth Bale says he is happy at Tottenham after a match-winning display against Burnley on Sunday.
It took only 75 seconds for the Welshman to open the scoring and give his side the lead early on.
Bale had struggled for fitness and consistency since he re-joined the club last summer. However, the Real Madrid loanee has looked a different man of late.
In midweek, the forward came off the bench and scored a goal just after four minutes against Wolfsberger.
After his early goal, Bale also set Harry Kane up for Spurs’ second in the 15th minute.
Lucas Moura made it 3-0 shortly after the half-hour mark before the Welshman completed the rout in the second half when he met a pass from Son Heung-min and fired beyond Nick Pope.
Bale had started just two of his eight Premier League appearances and had scored just once before he helped fire his side to victory against Sean Dyche’s men.
However, the 31-year-old was more glad to help his side return to winning ways after losing five out of their last six outings.
“The most important thing is we knew we’ve not been on a great run and it was important to get back to winning ways,” he told Sky Sports.
“It’s not just about scoring. It’s about our all-round play and helping the team. I’m delighted with the goals and the assist and whatever I can do for the team.
“I’ve been happy all season. In the dressing room I feel comfortable and I’m having fun. I’m happy and I’m sure it’s showing on the pitch.
“I wasn’t upset to be substituted. There are a lot of games to come. It’s important to keep building minutes each game.”
After subsequent injuries already this season, Bale is now happy to start racking up regular minutes.
“It was good, I have been building up a little bit to get fully fit. I felt comfortable and my form is coming back, it’s nice to help the team” he added.
“I’m delighted with the goals and the assist and whatever I can do for the team.”