Photo: Tottenham's Erik Lamela spotted at AS Roma game 24 hours after man-of-the-match performance

Tottenham's Erik Lamela was back watching former club Roma last night.

Tottenham Hotspur hero Erik Lamela was spotted in Italy last night watching former club Roma play.

Sportsmediaset posted a photo on Twitter of the Argentine at the Stadio Olimpico for Roma's 1-1 draw with Bologna.

Spurs bought Lamela from Roma for a club record fee in 2013, and the winger still clearly retains an affection for the club.

Had he not been enjoying such a stellar time at Tottenham then his trip back to Rome could have sparked transfer talk, but there is little chance of the North London side letting him go this summer - and the Serie A side likely could not afford him.

Just 24 hours earlier Lamela scored the third goal in Tottenham's 3-0 demolition of Manchester United, a match which signified a shift in power between the two teams.

After a mixed first couple of seasons at White Hart Lane, Lamela has emerged as a key player, and while he could still do with getting on the scoresheet a little more regularly than he does, this season he has made significant progress and could end the campaign with a title medal if results go their way.

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