Tottenham Hotspur: Son Heung-min & Erik Lamela sign new contracts

Son Heung-min signs contract
Son became the first Asian player to win the Premier League's Player of the Month award (in September 2016)

Tottenham have agreed new long-term contracts with forwards Son Heung-min and Erik Lamela.

South Korea international, Son, 26, has signed a new five-year deal until 2023 while Argentine Lamela, 26, has penned a four-year extension until 2022.

Son joined Spurs from Bayer Leverkusen in 2015, and has scored 47 goals in 140 appearances for the north London side.

Lamela, arrived from AS Roma in 2013 and has registered 23 goals in 154 games for the club.

Son who scored twice during this summer's World Cup, including one in South Korea's shock win over Germany, featured in 53 of Tottenham's 55 matches in all competitions last term.

In 2017, he became the top Asian scorer in Premier League history, overtaking former Manchester United midfielder Park Ji-sung's tally of 19 goals. Son's total now stands at 30 in 99 top-flight appearances.

Erik Lamela training at Tottenham
Erik Lamela returned to first team action for Tottenham last November after suffering hip problems for 12 months

Lamela's involvement with Mauricio Pochettino's side has been restricted over the past 18 months because of hip problems.

He returned from injury last November as a substitute against Leicester City, but started just 12 times in his 33 appearances during 2017-18.

Lamela, who won the last of his 23 caps for Argentina in 2016, did score twice in the club's 5-4 final-day victory over the Foxes, however.

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