Tottenham Hotspur's Erik Lamela doesn't know why he's improved

Tottenham Hotspur's Erik Lamela has three goals in his first eight games this season.

Tottenham Hotspur winger Erik Lamela has admitted to Sky Sports that he does not know why he is in such good form at the moment. 

Lamela has had two poor seasons at White Hart Lane since arriving from Roma in 2013, but he has started the current campaign in eye-catching fashion. 

The Argentine has looked to be back on top of his game, and scored his third goal in his last four outings against Monaco in the Europa League on Thursday night.

It has been a remarkable transformation in his performance levels, but Lamela is unsure as to the reason why he has rediscovered the standard which first brought him to Spurs' attention. 

"I don't know what has changed," Lamela said. "I am working hard every day to find my best. The team helps me and I want to help the team.

"I don't know [if it is because I am more settled]. I need to keep working, keep working hard every day. I am always wanting to help my team."

Mauricio Pochettino has shown great faith in Lamela ever since taking control at Tottenham, and it seems that his persistence is paying off.

Pochettino played the 23-year-old trickster 46 times in all competitions last term, but got little reward for his faith as Lamela looked consistently off the pace.

However, after a good pre-season, the Argentina international seems to have finally adjusted to English football and has been a major contributor to Spurs' good start, which has seen them go unbeaten in the Premier League since the opening day of the 2015/16 campaign. 

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