The Argentine's future is secured until 2019.
Tottenham's Erik Lamela scores their second goal
Tottenham were rumoured to be in talks with the Argentine over a new deal in recent months – as reported by the Daily Star – with it thought that his current contract expired in the summer of 2018; less than two years away.
Erik Lamela scores the first goal for Tottenham
The Telegraph’s report now claims that Lamela’s initial four-year deal had two option years included which have been activated, meaning his future is secured until 2019.
Renewing the 24-year old’s contract is not deemed a pressing issue and the club’s attention is focused on tying down the likes of Christian Eriksen and Jan Vertonghen.
Tottenham's Christian Eriksen before the match
Lamela has forced his way into Tottenham’s first XI, after a difficult start to life in England, and is now considered a vital cog in Mauricio Pochettino’s machine.
Tottenham's Erik Lamela scores their first goal
The former Roma man has gone from a luxury option who seemed out of place in the Premier League to a hard-working, productive attacking midfielder.
He began to consistently deliver last season and his goal against Everton on Saturday suggests he is determined to make this year his best yet.