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Here's Tottenham's new €30m signing - as a 12-year-old prodigy

Even as a youngster, clubs such as Barcelona were interested in Erik Lamela.

TOTTENHAM’S NEW SIGNING unsurprisingly has been hugely talented at football for quite some time.

Below is a video of Erik Lamela in Buenos Aires as a 12-year-old, in which he shows off his skills and speaks of his admiration for Argentinian legend Diego Maradona.

The video also reveals that, even as a youngster, Lamela was being followed by clubs as prestigious as Barcelona.

YouTube credit: Trans World Sport

h/t @GerryCox

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