Tottenham are set confirm the future of Erik Lamela after his remarkable comeback from injury this season. The Argentinian was out for more than a year following a hip injury.
Spurs signed the Argentinean midfielder in the summer of 2013 on a four-year deal with two option years. The options were exercised, extending his contract for this season and the following one.
With Lamela’s contract due to expire at the of next season, The Independent say that Tottenham will take up the option to extend it until to the 2019-20 season.
His impressive comeback has earned him recalls to the starting line up, making 10 starts for Mauricio Pochettinos’ side, as well as his 18 substitute appearances.
Lamela has been picked ahead of inform players such as Heung Min Son, and he is also in contention to start against Manchester United in the FA Cup Semi-Final this Saturday.
Reports suggests there has been interest in Lamela from Spain, Italy and France but it appears he will now stay at the North London club for the foreseeable future.