Photo: Erik Lamela soaks up London sun ahead of Tottenham opener

Erik Lamela enjoys some downtime with his best friend ahead of the new season with Tottenham Hotspur

A photo posted by Erik Lamela (@eriklamela) on

Erik Lamela was making the most of the summer sunshine in London as he enjoyed some downtime from Tottenham’s pre-season training schedule by taking his dog for a walk.

Lamela has been training hard with his Spurs team-mates in recent days after being given an extended summer holiday following his involvement in the Copa America with Argentina.

The playmaker will be hoping to build on his impressive season for Spurs this term after he helped the Lilywhites challenge for the title last season and secure qualification for the Champions League.

And the former Roma star seemed to be in a good mood as he enjoyed some sunshine in the English capital.

Lamela posted the picture above on his personal Instagram account and wrote: “Walking with simbi on my day off!”

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The midfielder will be hoping to play a part when Spurs take on Everton in their Premier League opener on Saturday.

Spurs finished third in the top flight table last season.

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