Revealed: Small majority of Tottenham Hotspur fans would prefer Lamela to new signing

Last year, some Tottenham Hotspur fans would have thought that Erik Lamela’s career was over, at least at the top level.

The Argentine – valued at £18m by Transfermarkt – spent around a year on the sidelines with hip problems, both of which required surgery, but he eventually made his comeback in October.

Understandably, manager Mauricio Pochettino looked to ease Lamela into the squad and by the end of the season, the winger made 33 appearances in all competitions, but started just 12.

During that time, the 26-year-old scored four goals and created two assists, but he was unable to hold down a regular starting spot, much like January arrival Lucas Moura.

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The pair’s failure to be first choice has led to suggestions that the club should move for a new winger.

Tottenham are yet to bring in a fresh face in this window, but there is no doubt that the right side of the pitch needs some bolstering.

If a winger is brought into the squad, it could make Lamela’s game time even more limited, so with that in mind, we asked you whether Pochettino should stick with the Argentine or recruit a new player.

Judging by the results, not everyone is entirely convinced by the former Roma star’s quality.

Article title: Revealed: Small majority of Tottenham Hotspur fans would prefer Lamela to new signing

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