Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas was reluctant to discuss Gareth Bale after victory over Crystal Palace.

Bale was missing for the 1-0 win.

Villas-Boas refused to comment on the future of Real Madrid target Bale, but revealed that the foot injury that forced the Wales winger to miss today's victory will sideline him for two further matches.

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