Erik Lamela is the Argetinian youngster who plays for As Roma. He is known for his wonderful skills of assisting his fellow strikers in front as well as scoring some important goals for his team. Lamela was brought to play in the serie A by Walter Sabatini from River Plate. In his 29 appearances this season of 2012-2013 Lamela ha netted a total of 15 goals. The striker shows the fruits of hard work, the talent as well as footballing care he had got since he started at River Plate. His quick thinking has been a key factor in coordinating the forward line of As Roma.
One of Lamela's goal in serie A
Lamela played 36 times for River Plate and scored 4 goals for his former club, before joining As Roma. As expected when the player comes from south America is expected to take some time before getting used with the way his new plays. As to Lamela, in his 1st season in the serie A, he played a total of 35 games and scored a total of 6 goals. This was just the beginning, as we have already seen that in his second season in serie A the youngster has already scored 15 goals with fewer appearances as compared to the 1st season in serie A. The Argentine continues to gain momentum with the game and the team, and he is expected to do more than that in the next season.
His qualities as a striker, has attracted attention of some teams like Chelsea and Man City. Being so young and talented, no team could not dream to have such a great player. Another club from England also has shown interest for Lamela. This is Tottenham Hotspur, an it is said that the employment of Franco Baldini as the new football Director for Tottenham, might increase the chances of getting the signature of Lamela because the two worked together in Italy.