Transfer Latest: Erik Lamela Signs New Four-Year Contract
Argentinian play-maker Erik Lamela has signed a new four-year contract committing his future to Tottenham to 2022.
Injury prone Lamela has passed the last few seasons with injures.
The Argentina international has suffered deeply with injuries over the past few seasons. . But after missing more than a year with a hip problem he returned to the Spurs team for the second half of 2017-18. He made 22 Premier League appearances as Mauricio Pochettino’s men took third place behind Manchester City and United.
Lamela then spent over a year on the sidelines because of a reoccurring hip injury. And, the player is currently happy to stay in Spurs and continue his future at this club.
Now he has extended his stay at White Hart Lane for four more years after putting pen to paper on a fresh deal on Friday.
Tottenham posted on their official website:
“We are delighted to announce that Erik Lamela has signed a new contract with the Club, which will run until 2022, The 26-year-old joined the Club from AS Roma in 2013 and has since scored 23 goals in 154 appearances in a Spurs shirt.”
“Erik made his comeback from injury last November when he came on as a substitute against Leicester City and went on to make 33 appearances in the 2017/18 season, scoring four goals including a brace in the 5-4 victory on the final day of the season against the Foxes at Wembley Stadium. The attacking midfielder also has 23 caps and three goals at international level for Argentina since making his debut in 2011.”
Lamela signed on the same day that South Korea’s World Cup star Son extended his own contract with Spurs. The 26-year-old will stay at the club until 2023 after becoming a key part of Pochettino’s first team in recent seasons.
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