PHOTO: He's alive! £30m Tottenham flop Lamela at White Hart Lane

Erik Lamela

Erik Lamela has been a flop this season and has not been seen for months ... until today.

The lesser spotted Erik Lamela has been seen at White Hart Lane. No this is not a wind up, the Argentine international was actually at the ground today.

Lamela has been nothing but a resounding flop at Tottenham Hotspur this season - although he was thrust into something of an unfair situation.

Overpaid for at the price of an overall potential outlay of £30 million he also had to settle into a new lifestyle as well as try to adapt to a new language - it was certainly never going to be easy for the player.

He has also suffered throughout the campaign with injury problems, a continuing back problem keeping him out of action since the end of December, not that anybody noticed.

He has struggled to perform on the pitch when he has been given the chance to feature but perhaps the most bizarre factor about Lamela's recent Tottenham exposure is this, the complete lack of his presence.

Seeing Erik Lamela around the club is a rarity in 2014, in fact he has been seen more at former club AS Roma then he has at Hotspur Way.

But the pictures do not lie, he was definitely there today and fans will hope he can get fit over the summer and justify his price tag next season.

If not, he might just be the biggest flop in Premier League history.

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