Football - AVB confident over Bale

Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas is confident that star man Gareth Bale will overcome his ankle injury in time for Sunday's home clash against Manchester City.

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Bale has been training with the team for the last two days and should be fit, while Jermain Defoe also looks set to return after a pelvis injury lay-off.

Aaron Lennon (knee) has not trained with the squad yet, but Villas-Boas still thinks the winger has a chance of playing. Sandro (knee) and centre-back Younes Kaboul (thigh) are unavailable.

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