Alan Sugar rips Erik Lamela apart on Twitter

Lord Sugar

The former Tottenham Hotspur chairman has once again been left frustrated with the 22-year-old winger.

Former Tottenham chairman Alan Sugar, like many Spurs supporters, appears to have made his mind up about Erik Lamela in the wake of their Premier League clash with West Ham United.

The 22-year-old joined the north London side for a big-money fee in 2013 and has shown glimpses of promise during his time at White Hart Lane.

But those glimpses have been countered by constant frustration that the Argentine winger has failed to live up to his potential.

The Tottenham star's pace and trickery have often flattered to deceive - and, as for Lamela's final delivery...

During the first half of Spurs' London derby with West Ham, Lamela's frustrating form seemed too much for Lord Sugar, who appears to have given up on him - and promptly ripped the 22-year-old apart on Twitter.

Lamela played down the left during the half in question, with Andros Townsend not doing much better against West Ham down the right-hand side. Funnily enough, Lamela was involved in Tottenham's first goal in the second half - but did little else.

Mauricio Pochettino now faces a tough task deciding who to start against Fiorentina in the Europa League next Thursday - and an even tougher one for the Capital One Cup final against Chelsea.

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