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Spurs attacker Lamela desperate for silverware

Erik Lamela is desperate to win silverware with Tottenham this season.

Now preparing for his eighth season here having joined in the summer of 2013, the all-action attacker has one aim for 2020/21.

“I want to win this season with this Club," said the Argentinian international, who has overcome some serious injuries to climb up to 222 appearances in all competitions, including 35 last season.

“After so many years, and we were close so many times to achieve big things, I think now, this season has to be the season where we go for it. I know every player will do the maximum, and more, starting this week. We need to start really strong against Everton.

“I know we have a great team and the mentality of all the players is good. Me too. I have the mentality to help the team, and I will push my team-mates to try to do something big.

“If this season we can do it as a team, we can build something really important."

Now 28, Lamela recently celebrated the birth of his second child.

“I'm becoming an old man now!" he smiled. "I'm happy. Two kids, my family... yes, I'm enjoying life."

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