Tottenham Hotspur forward Erik Lamela says he was "lonely" last season after joining Spurs from Roma for a club record fee

Erik Lamela in action against Seattle Sounders. Picture: Action Images

Erik Lamela in action against Seattle Sounders. Picture: Action Images

First published in Sport

Tottenham’s Erik Lamela is confident that fans will see a much better side of him after admitting to feeling “lonely” last season.

The Argentina winger signed for Spurs from Roma last year in a £30m club record deal but failed to make an impact, playing only 17 times during the 2013/14 term.

The 22-year-old made his first appearance since December 29 in Tottenham’s pre-season fixture with Seattle Sounders, coming on at half time.

Lamela is hoping to impress under new manager Mauricio Pochettino and has overcome the injuries which hampered his progress at White Hart Lane.

In an interview with The Sun, he said: “A footballer always feels lonely when he cannot play for whatever reason and I felt very lonely at times last season.

"But I am getting in good shape and am determined to show Tottenham the real Erik Lamela this season.”

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree