It is never easy carrying the tag of club record signing, and for Erik Lamela at Tottenham his £30m fee is becoming something of a burden. A slow start to life in England and the Premier League has led to criticism being aimed at the South American starlet, but have Spurs wasted a fortune on this Argentinian winger?

The jury may still be out on Lamela, but the youngster should still be afforded the time to assert himself in North London and flourish like so many of us expected to do.

Some of the ‘boo boys’ may already have their knives out, but here are the FIVE reasons not to panic about Erik Lamela.

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Erik Lamela (Tottenham)

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