Erik Lamela is determined to prove his worth at Tottenham this season.

Lamela has promised White Hart Lane will play host to the 'real' him - so highly rated when starring in Serie A for AS Roma.

"A footballer always feels lonely when he cannot play for whatever reason and I felt very lonely at times last season," he told The Sun.

"But I am getting in good shape and am determined to show Tottenham the real Erik Lamela this season.

"I have recovered from my injuries, we have a new manager and i cannot wait to play.

"I am confident you will see a much better me this season."

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