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Tottenham Hotspur: Fans think Erik Lamela could solve striker crisis

Tottenham Hotspur: Fans think Erik Lamela could solve striker crisis - Tottenham

Many Tottenham Hotspur supporters believe that Erik Lamela could be the answer to their problems in the striking department. 

The Argentine has recently returned to the team after missing nine Premier League matches with a hamstring injury (Transfermarkt) and has gradually been building up his fitness over the last couple of months.

However, with Spurs currently desperately struggling for strikers following injuries to both Harry Kane and Son Heung-min, it seems that some of their fans think that the ex-Roma man could fill the void left by the duo. Lamela was brought on for the last 27 minutes of their most recent game against Chelsea by Jose Mourinho and he did have a positive impact, making a clever run behind the Blues defence before forcing an own goal from Antonio Rudiger (BT Sport).

That has led to a suggestion from @coys100 on Twitter that the 27-year-old could fill in at centre-forward, insisting that he could play a similar role to that of Roberto Firmino at Liverpool.

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Plenty of Spurs fans agreed with this, admitting that they believe Lamela could be effective as a false nine. Here is what some had to say…

Spurs fans, would you like to see Erik Lamela given a chance up front? Let us know your thoughts below…


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