Bale suffered a muscle tear in his right hamstring during a training session last Saturday and subsequently missed the games against Celta Vigo and Inter Milan.
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The Welsh forward had started all of Real’s first three La Liga matches this campaign, as his career in Spain has been unexpectedly revived under returning manager Carlo Ancelotti.
The 61-year-old Spaniard has signed a three-year deal and succeeds Carlo Ancelotti, who resigned in early June to return to Real Madrid.
Ancelotti managed Real from 2013 to 2015, leading them to their 10th European Cup triumph against Atletico Madrid in Lisbon in 2014.
It was a continuation of how things have been for Iwobi since joining the Toffees from Arsenal.
The Toffees, who beat Arsenal last time out, are currently eighth in the table, six points off fourth-placed Chelsea, while Villa occupy 11th position, having picked up 45 points from 32 matches this term.
The player missed the 1-1 home draw with Crystal Palace, but Ancelotti said he has since returned to training.
With fourth-placed Chelsea drawing at Leeds earlier in the day Carlo Ancelotti’s side had the chance to move within two points with a match in hand
Iwobi marked his call-up for Nigeria’s Super Eagles fixtures this month with an Instagram post, which added the line: “Hopefully I get to play in my preferred position.”
Iwobi, who has been selected in a variety of positions by Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti this season, posted an Instagram story starting with an image of him playing for Everton, some of his highlights playing for his country.
The win moved seventh-placed Everton, who had not won in 20 attempts in the league against their Merseyside rivals, level with Liverpool on 40 points.
The England international had been in talks to move to Goodison on loan having dropped down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge.
The 22-year-old former Sunderland man scored two typical poacher’s goals from close range.
While the Toffees are attempting to qualify for Europe, the visitors are ten points adrift of safety after going 12 league matches without a win.
Merseyside Police said two men, wearing black waterproof clothing and black balaclavas, entered the property at Hall Road East, in Crosby on Merseyside, on Friday evening.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side put the Saints to the sword with a 9-0 victory, while Everton also returned to winning ways by overcoming Leeds United at Elland Road.
The 24-year-old has been a constant figure in Carlo Ancelotti’s squad this season – scoring just once in 17 Premier League outings.
Fabrizio Romano on Twitter: “Sami Khedira from Juventus to Hertha Berlin on a permanent deal, confirmed. Personal terms agreed until June 2023.”
While the Toffees sit in sixth position in the Premier League standings, Wednesday remain in the Championship relegation zone despite four games without defeat.
Iwobi featured prominently in the Toffees’ Premier League win over Wolverhampton Wanderers on January 12 without displaying any sign of injury.