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'Unstoppable' Bale earns praise

Rafael van der Vaart believes it is an almost impossible task to contain Gareth Bale and Harry Redknapp thinks the only way teams can stop the Welshman is to try and kick him out of the game.

Steve Gohouri was sent off in Tottenham's game against Wigan on Saturday following a couple of fouls on Bale, just a week after Liverpool's Martin Skrtel also received his marching orders for twice bringing down the winger.

Van der Vaart understands the difficulties opponents face in trying to keep Bale quiet and has praised his team-mate for tormenting so many Premier League defences.

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kane_lfc2397d ago

Bale = most over rated player

DavidLuiz42397d ago

Smack around the left side of livepants didnt he?

freeduck2397d ago

He's just fast. Nothing special about him.

Mozilla892397d ago

If he added a little bit of trickery along with his pace he would be deadly. Right now he seems to be a one trick pony, it's a good trick though.

Gamer19822394d ago

Indeed hes quick and not much more it's why he still plays for Spurs no matter how much they claim its because hes not for sale if a big club came knocking they wouldn't be able to hold on. But nobody has even bothered.