"It's nice to be back. It's such a special club for me where I made my name, what an amazing club with amazing fans, it's incredible to be back," commented Bale on the Tottenham website.
"I always thought when I did leave that I would love to come back one day, the opportunity has now arisen and I feel like it is a good fit at a good time. I am hungry and motivated to do well for the team. I can't wait to get started," said Bale, who will wear the number 9 shirt.
Barca will play newly promoted Elche in the Camp Nou on Saturday a week before they kick off their La Liga campaign at home to Villarreal.
In Saturday's early kick-off, Arsenal brushed past newly-promoted Fulham 3-0 at Craven Cottage, with new signings Gabriel and Willian both impressing.
Leipzig, however, responded straight away and pressed Mainz on the back foot to restore their two-goal lead three minutes later as Haidara made no mistake to tap home Forsberg's square pass.
Di Maria turned provider in the second half as his free-kick set up for Marquinhos's header to seal the game 3-0.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian giants Palmeiras scored a goal in each half, keeping their unbeaten record intact with a 2-1 victory at Bolivar in the Copa Libertadores Group B on Wednesday.
The "Bulls" staged a powerful start on home turf and pressed the "Nullfunfer" onto the back foot.
Barcelona sit out the first two weeks of La Liga after playing in the quarterfinals of last season's Champions League, and so far the only new faces at the Camp Nou are teenage forward Pedri, Portuguese winger Francisco Trincao and midfielder Miralem Pjanic, who arrives as part of a deal which saw Arthur Melo move to Juventus.
The former assistant to Pep Guardiola has guided Flamengo to five wins, two draws and four losses, the same number of defeats suffered by the team in the entire 2019 Serie A season. Enditem
"We are waiting for what the Ministry of Health and the president are going to say about sporting activity and give us direction and that is what we are going to do as to when football activity is starting and when there is a continuation of the league," he added.