Carlo hails 'the real Gareth'

Bale was impressive in Madrid's 7-3 victory. Credit:

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti was full of praise for Gareth Bale after the Welshman scored twice and provided two assists in a 7-3 win over Sevilla at the Bernabeu.

"Tonight everyone saw the real Gareth," Ancelotti told a press conference.

"He played really well, showing fantastic skills. It takes time [to adapt] but it was a necessity. Now he doesn't have problems physically and he is improving his confidence, so he will be very important for us in the future."

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