With Hard Work, Will Lamela Drove Away
Larnaca – Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino ask Erik Lamela to forget the dismal last season. If Lamela willing to continue to work hard, Pochettino believes that his men would be able to shine.
Lamela joined Tottenham in the summer of last year after leaving AS Roma. He is the most expensive player transfers Tottenham with a total value of 30 million pounds.
However, Lamela was unable to meet the huge expectations of Spurs fans. A number of injuries and performance up and down makes a very limited playing time last season.
However, Lamela slowly rise. 22-year-old Argentina striker scored several goals during the preseason and finished starter in the game against West Ham United.
Lamela back impressive when Spurs hosted AEL Limassol in the Europa League playoff first leg on Thursday (08/21/2014). Log on as a substitute, he made two assists for Roberto Soldado goal and Harry Kane. Spurs were initially left behind was to turn things around and win 2-1.
Pochettino hope Lamela continue to maintain their performance lately. He believes Lamela will show light in the very near future.
“The first season for a player from another country never goes easy. Was true last season difficult for him,” said Pochettino was quoted by Sky Sports.
“He was also injured, and we are confident that with time and hard work, as she had done in the preseason, he can go far,” he continued.
“He was very disappointed with last season, but let bygones go by. We want him to look ahead, confident with the skill and condition, and works very hard. Confidence and with time he will show its value,” Pochettino said.