Chris Coleman has heaped praise on his superstar midfielder Real Gareth Bale following Wales’ 2-2 draw with Austria, according to the Mirror.
The former Fulham boss was delighted with Bale’s new long-throw technique which lead to a goal. In face, Coleman went as far to say that it is Wales’ ‘new secret weapon.’
Bale played a staring role in his sides 2-2 draw with Austria which see’s them return to the top of their World Cup Qualification group. However, Wales are level on points with with Serbia and Ireland.
“I said to Balo I have been with him for four or five years and it was the first I have heard he had a long throw but it has come off,” Coleman was quoted as saying by the Mirror.
“Sometimes you have to find different ways. I don’t think the Austrians expected that from Gareth.”
“We caused unrest in their backline and they looked uneasy with it and all our set plays.
“You have to score all types of goals.“People look at us and expect us to play every game as if we are Barcelona or Spain after this summer but sometimes you have to pick a result up and play ugly.
“It wasn’t one of our best performances but we found a way.”
Bale has scored an impressive 24 goals in 62 internationals for the Wales national team.
Per-the-source, the superstar midfielder made the move to Real Madrid from Tottenham for £85 million.
Real Madrid find themselves in second place in La Liga with 15 points after 15 games and are level with their city rivals Atletico Madrid.
Zinedine Zidane’s side take on Real Betis in their next La Liga