VIDEO: Bale scores brace in Real Madrid’s stunning 8 goal blitz

Ex Tottenham star Gareth Bale helped former Manchester United duo hammer Deportivo La Coruna 8-2 as Real exploded back to form in La Liga.

Real Madrid were ruthless during an unbelievable 8-2 victory over Deportivio La Coruna on Saturday evening. And former Spurs star Gareth Bale was one of Depor's chief tormentors as he notched two smart finishes within eight minutes during the second half.

The winger was twice played through breaking into the left hand side of the area, firstly firing home off the far post from Marcelo's pass, and secondly looping the ball over the onrushing Depor goalkeeper German Lux after Isco had found him in a similar position.

Inevitably, reigning Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo was the side's chief attacking force, finishing the game with another hat trick, but he and Bale weren't the only former Premier League stars to shine in Galicia.

On loan Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez scored his first goals for the club after arriving late on from the bench in place of Bale, while Colombian star James Rodriguez also got in on the act with his first La Liga goal.

It was an astonishing away performance by last season's Champions League winners, with Real coming off the back of a couple of disappointing domestic results. 

Bale has made the news in recent weeks not just for his exploits on the pitch, but also for admitting that he could return to Spurs one day.

The Welshman scored 22 goals in 44 games for Los Blancos last season, and his started this season in similar fashion, having found the net 4 times in his 8 appearances.

With that kind of form, Tottenham fans may unsurprisingly be looking forward to the chance of their former hero returning to North London, however far into the future that may be.

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