Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas doesn't have burnout fears for Gareth Bale.

The Welshman has scored nine times in seven games. Without those goals Tottenham would be seventh.

Bale has struggled with injuries in the past, but Villas-Boas sees no reason to rest the forward.

"He is fine. Most of the players feel fine and fresh," the Portuguese said.

"There is a lot of rest time between a Thursday and a Sunday (when Spurs play Liverpool."