Spurs fans react on Twitter to Lamela performance v Schalke: 'Hit and miss'

Erik Lamela

Tottenham Hotspur fans are still waiting for Erik Lamela to hit his peak after his 45-minute pre-season display against Schalke 04.

The Argentine winger endured a frustrating debut campaign at White Hart Lane after joining Spurs for a fee of around £30 million.

Now, Tottenham fans are hoping for a lot more from the 22-year-old - and his potential suggests he is capable of producing it.

During the pre-season friendly against Schalke, however, Lamela was accused of not doing enough by some supporters on social media.

It was only a friendly - and the Argentina only got 45 minutes of action before being replaced at the break. However, fans are still waiting for Lamela to produce the magic that his big-money transfer promised the north London side all those months ago.

Emmanuel Adebayor gave Spurs the lead during the first half, before Roberto Soldado double their tally in the second. Kevin Prince-Boateng then hit back for Schalke and the friendly finished 2-1 in Tottenham's favour.

Lamela's performance, though, had a feel of hit and miss about it. It seemed clear to Spurs supporters that he has all the weapons necessary to become a top player, though it seemed even clearer that the 22-year-old will need even more time to produce his best for the club.

Here's a selection of views from fans on Twitter...

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