sport news Jose Mourinho praises Gareth Bale after FA Cup win at Wycombe

Jose Mourinho praises Gareth Bale for scoring equaliser and completing 90 minutes against Wycombe and insists he 'never' considered substituting the Wales winger despite fitness problems

By Ben Miller For Mailonline

Published: 01:21 GMT, 26 January 2021 | Updated: 01:25 GMT, 26 January 2021

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Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has revealed that he was pleased with Gareth Bale's fitness and performance as the Wales winger sparked a 4-1 comeback win at Wycombe on Monday.

Mourinho had admitted that Bale needed to find consistency and earn more time on the pitch as he weighed up whether the wideman was ready to play ahead of the FA Cup fourth round victory.

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Asked for his assessment of Bale's display after he declared himself fit and scored the equaliser, Mourinho said: 'It was good. 

Gareth Bale played the full game and scored as Tottenham won 4-1 at Wycombe in the FA Cup

Gareth Bale played the full game and scored as Tottenham won 4-1 at Wycombe in the FA Cup

Spurs manager Jose Mourinho was pleased with the on-loan winger's fitness and performance

Spurs manager Jose Mourinho was pleased with the on-loan winger's fitness and performance

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