Photo: Erik Lamela issues Tottenham rallying cry ahead of Sunderland clash

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Erik Lamela issues a rallying cry for his Spurs team-mates ahead of Sunderland game

A photo posted by Erik Lamela (@coco_lamela11) on

Erik Lamela has attempted to rally his Tottenham Hotspur team-mates ahead of their clash against Sunderland at Stadium of Light on Sunday.

The north London side are still searching for their first Premier League win of the season after a return of three points from four games.

Sunderland, meanwhile, are languishing in the relegation zone after two points from their opening four top-flight games of the season.

And Lamela, who was away on international duty with the Argentina national team last week, took to Instagram to urge his Spurs team-mates to victory.

Lamela wrote on the photo-sharing app: “Match day ! Come on guys !”

Tottenham suffered a 2-1 defeat by Manchester United on the opening day of the Premier League season.

Spurs drew their next games with Stoke City and Leicester City before a goalless stalemate with Everton at White Hart Lane before the international break.

MORE: Read the latest Tottenham player tweets

Lamela has started just one game and made a further two appearances from the bench in the Premier League this term.

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