The future of Gareth Bale was in serious doubt until this weekend when he finally announced his second coming at Tottenham Hotspur. The Welsh international player had been a shadow of himself in his second spell at Tottenham Hotspur until this weekend when he announced himself with two goals and one assist during the 4-0 thumping of Burnley at home on Sunday. Gareth Bale re-signed for Tottenham Hotspur on loan from Real Madrid last year, seven years after he had left the club for the same Spanish La Liga outfit for a then world-record fee of £85.3m. Since his return to Spurs, manager Jose Mourinho has not played him regularly but that could change now after his heroics at the weekend. His performance against the Clarets would have gone a long way to convince the Spurs heirarchy about signing the Welshman on a permanent deal at the end of his loan spell this summer. He had scored one goal in the league and was looking largely unfit due to a lack of playing time until the last one week.

In the last one week, Gareth Bale had scored in the 4-0 win at home to Austrian team Wolfsberger AC in their Europa League last 32 second leg clash as Spurs sealed an aggregate win of 8-1 to seal a last 16 meeting with Croatian club Dinamo Zagreb. Bale followed up that goal with the brace against the Clarets to take his goal tally to three goals in the last two matches. He has now scored three league goals on his return to North London. Tottenham Hotspur fans would he hoping that Gareth Bale plays more prominent in the final three months of the season. On his future, it is looking like Spurs will sign him on a permanent deal but it is too early to decide his future team.