Europa League: 'Loved and appreciated' Gareth Bale starts as Tottenham Hotspur win, Celtic undone by AC Milan
After coming on as a substitute against West Ham for his first appearance since returning to Tottenham, Bale played more than an hour against in the Group J match against Austria's LASK, and had a hand in Tottenham's second goal.
Rodon agreed on a five-year contract with Tottenham just before the window for transfers between Premier League clubs and lower league teams closed on Friday.
Europa League: Jose Mourinho includes Dele Alli in squad for Shkendija, calls on midfielder to show quality
Dele Alli, who has been left out of the past two games, has been linked with a loan move to Paris Saint-Germain in recent days.
Bale fell out badly with coach Zinedine Zidane and on a number of occasions was subject to booing from sections of the Madrid support.
Premier League: Gareth Bale 'motivated' to recover from knee injury for second Tottenham debut, says Jose Mourinho
Gareth Bale rejoined the London club last week from Real Madrid on a season-long loan.
Premier League: Gareth Bale returns to Tottenham on season-long loan; Sergio Reguilon signs for 30 million euros
Bale, 31, won four Champions League and two La Liga titles with Madrid after moving for a then world-record fee of £85 million (today $110 million, 93 million euros) in 2013.
Gareth Bale returns to Tottenham and Premier League after a 105 goals and 16 trophies from his time at Real Madrid. But it hasn't been all smooth sailing for the Welshman.
Bale arrived at Spurs' training ground on Friday and is expected to agree a one-year loan with the club he left for a world record 100 million euros in 2013.
Gareth Bale left Tottenham for Madrid in 2013 for 100 million euros — a record fee at the time — but he has struggled for game time in recent seasons.
Real Madrid begin their title defense on Sunday at Real Sociedad with practically the same squad that a few months ago lifted its first league trophy in three years. They haven't won consecutive leagues since 2007-08 as Barcelona has dominated domestically.
Premier League: Gareth Bale's move from Real Madrid to Tottenham to be completed this week, says agent Jonathan Barnett
Tottenham are expected initially to take Bale on loan as part of a package that includes them paying around half of his wages, as well as some added fees depending on the Welshman's performances
Gareth Bale close to sealing move back to Tottenham but deal 'complicated', says Real Madrid forward's agent
The Wales international has been frozen out by Real manager Zinedine Zidane and he said earlier this month he was open to returning to the Premier League.
Gareth Bale's agent Jonathan Barnett confirms talks with Tottenham over possible return to Premier League
With a contract running at Real Madrid until 2022, Gareth Bale could rejoin Tottenham on a loan deal rather than a permanent signing.
Williams' first goal in professional football made it four successive wins in all competitions for Wales.
The 31-year-old almost joined Chinese Super League club Jiangsu Suning in 2019 before Real pulled the plug on the deal, a decision that still irks Bale.
UEFA Nations League: Focus on Germany vs Spain, France vs Croatia, Gareth Bale and Eduardo Camavinga
Second edition of UEFA Nations League gets underway in mid-week just a week after the 2019-20 season ended.
Champions League: Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says Gareth Bale 'didn’t want to play' against Manchester City
Gareth Bale has become a peripheral figure at Real Madrid after falling out of favour under Zinedine Zidane.
Champions League: Gareth Bale omitted from Real Madrid's squad for Last 16 second leg against Manchester City
Bale, 31, was not on the list, adding another low-point to a turbulent season for the Welshman, who has hardly featured for Madrid this year.
Despite winning four Champions League titles with Real, Bale divides opinion because of a perceived lack of commitment and a poor injury record.
Both Bale and James Rodríguez failed to make the squad for Sunday's match at relegation-threatened Leganés.