Atletico Madrid are chasing Tottenham winger Erik Lamela. The Daily Express says the Argentine ace has struggled to adapt to the Premier League after making a £30m switch from AS Roma in the summer.

And now reports in Spain suggest that Andre Villas-Boas is ready to send Lamela to Atletico Madrid on loan in January.

It is thought that tentative negotiations have already begun over a short term deal, that would see Lamela return to White Hart Lane in the summer.

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