White Hart Lane

Next Game

Tottenham v West Brom

Sunday, 21 September 2014, 13:30

Barclays Prem

Last Game

Partizan 0 - 0 Tottenham

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 18:00

Europa League Group C

Lamela: I'm ready to impress

Tottenham playmaker Erik Lamela says he is enjoying life in North London and has promised to improve this season.

Last Updated: 23/08/14 at 14:17 Post Comment

Erik Lamela: Keen to improve at Tottenham

Erik Lamela: Keen to improve at Tottenham

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

The Argentina international, who joined from Roma for £30m, had a largely frustrating debut season in the Premier League which was hampered by injuries and poor performances.

Having started just three times for Spurs last year, Lamela insists he is beginning to enjoy life at White Hart Lane after his impressive midweek performance off the bench at Limassol helped his side to a 2-1 win.

“When I was injured, I was not good. I was not happy. Now, I am happy to be playing football again and helping the team to win,” he said.

“To come on and help change that match against Limassol was great. We all went home happy.

“This season is a challenge for me because last season did not go as I had hoped with the injuries. But these are things you have to overcome and change yourself,” he added.

“I spent all my holidays over in Argentina with my family and friends. It was great. I now feel 100 per cent, without any injuries.”

After an injury-free pre-season, Lamela is hoping that his good luck continues into this season and has promised Spurs fans to expect more from him.

“You have not seen the best of me yet and you always have to improve. I don’t know how far I can go but I will try my hardest to make my team win,” he said.

“My aims this season are to train to the maximum and continue to improve as a footballer.

"I am still young. I think I can improve a lot but it depends on me. This season I want to help my team and my team-mates to reach our aims.”

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

H

ilarious, thanks for that. But if I may, I do suspect the reason of your partners' ire is not Tottenham, but most probably all the compusilve gambling :)

DannySmith
Backing Costa To Keep Banging 'Em In

T

wo police horses in a paddock. Horse 1: What's with the long face? Horse 2: I'm working St James Park this weekend.

hump3.
Pardew - It's mass hysteria

T

wo things. First, I can't stop reading your name as 'Dane Bowers'. Second, you used the words 'philosophy' and 'Redknapp' in the same sentence.

ajsr1982
Can United's Defence Handle Ulloa?

Footer 365

Euro 2020: Wembley to host final and semi-finals

Wembley has been chosen to stage the final and semi-finals of Euro 2020, while Dublin and Glasgow will also host games.

Premier League: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger backs Mesut Ozil

Arsene Wenger insists Mesut Ozil must not be used as a 'scapegoat' for Arsenal's shortcomings.

Premier League: Manchester City's Fernandinho wants win over Chelsea

Fernandinho wants Manchester City to close the gap on Chelsea with victory over the Premier League leaders on Sunday.

Mail Box

No, Wenger IS To Blame For Failure...

The backlash to the backlash to the backlash sees Arsene Wenger getting a good kicking while we also have mails on Chelsea, Newcastle, Everton and lots more...

Why Doesn't Rodgers Play Borini?

One Liverpool supporter thinks this could be Fabio Borini's year, whilst we also have thoughts on the Red Bulls, Welbeck vs Gervinho and Paul Lambert's new deal...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property