It’s not all about Bale! Everton’s Gibson wary of Tottenham stars

Everton midfielder Darron Gibson says Gareth Bale won't be the only threat when the Toffees take on Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday

Gareth Bale
Gareth Bale has never scored against Everton Photo: Twitter/Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale

Darron Gibson has warned Everton that Gareth Bale won’t be the only danger-man when the Toffees take on Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.

David Moyes’ side can give their hopes of finishing in the top four a boost with victory over third-placed Spurs at White Hart Lane, which would close the gap between the two sides to just three points.

Spurs winger Bale has scored an impressive 17 Premier League goals this term, but the Wales international is yet to net against the Toffees.

But despite Bale’s obvious threat, Gibson says Andre Villas-Boas’ side are not a one-man team.

“I think he [Bale] has been unbelievable,” Gibson told Everton’s website. “He’s won games for Spurs on his own.

“It’s good for English football and it’s good for Spurs but hopefully he is not good on Sunday against us. I think he is up there with the best in Europe at the minute.

“Seamus [Coleman] has dealt with him quite well the last two times he has played against him.

“He’s a great player and I don’t think there is one particular way of stopping him. We’re good as a team defensively and we work hard for each other, so hopefully we will be alright.

“They’ve got great players in the squad and players coming off the bench as well, so I don’t think we are going to go into the game just focusing on Gareth Bale.

“It took them a while to get going but they are in great form at the minute. But if we play the way we have been and the way we did against Manchester City, I think we will do well.”

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