Charlie Adam's agent has defended the Liverpool midfielder after he was labelled a coward by Tottenham Hotspur winger Gareth Bale.
Wales international Bale was left on crutches at the weekend after a bad tackle from Adam during the 0-0 draw between the two sides in
It was not the first such incident involving the pair, with Adam having injured Bale in a tackle in
Bale branded Adam "a bit of a coward" after the latest clash, but Adam's representative
Quoted in the
"For someone to have a go like that is outrageous. It was schoolboyish for them to come out and say that."
Bale and Tottenham manager
The 23-year-old has resumed light training after scans revealed the damage was not as serious as first feared.
Quoted in the Daily Mail, Villas-Boas said: "Needless to say, we are extremely relieved Gareth has not been seriously injured."
English Premier League
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