Team News: Gareth Bale passed fit for Tottenham Hotspur

Gareth Bale
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Gareth Bale recovers from an ankle injury to claim a place in the Tottenham Hotspur starting lineup against Norwich City this afternoon.

Gareth Bale has shaken off an ankle injury to take his place in the Tottenham Hotspur side that will face Norwich City this afternoon.

Aaron Lennon will start on the opposite wing for Spurs, while Jermain Defoe has been selected to lead the attack alongside Louis Saha.

Anthony Pilkington has returned to the Norwich starting lineup, as has winger Elliott Bennett.

Tottenham: Friedel; Walker, King, Kaboul, Assou-Ekotto; Lennon, Modric, Livermore, Bale; Saha, Defoe

Norwich: Ruddy; R Bennett, Martin, Ward, Drury; E Bennett, Johnson, Howson, Pilkington; Holt, Wilbraham

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