Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur both received major injury boosts ahead of their crucial North London derby on Sunday.
Spurs will be ecstatic with the news their star centre-back Jan Vertonghen is back in training and could join the team just in time for their Premier League title charge.
Tottenham Hotspur made a statement of intent on a day when leaders Leicester City faltered against Arsenal, with a 2-1 victory over Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium. Erik Lamela pulled off one of the filthiest assists of the season to help the Spurs come out on top.
Tottenham Hotspur have announced their top-four intentions strongly this season, with a 2-1 win over highflying Watford, and Erik Lamela scored a wonderful goal to put Spurs in front.
South Korea forward Son Heung-min hit a dramatic late winner for Tottenham to earn a 2-1 victory over 10-man Watford on Monday.
Argentine Erik Lamela has been in great form for Tottenham Hotspur FC this season and scored a hat-trick on Thursday in their 4-1 victory over Monaco, as they topped their Europa League group.
Tottenham Hotspur will be without midfielder Dele Alli for Sunday's derby, but will once again be able to call upon the services of Argentina international Érik Lamela
While the spotlight is firmly pointed in the direction of the droves of new signings flocking to the 20 Premier League clubs, let’s have a look at some signings of the 2013-14 season that might turn out to be stars of the season:
Tottenham Hotspur looking to bring Mario Balotelli back to the Premier League in exchange for Erik Lamela who joined Spurs last summer for £30 million.
Pristine skill, sublime finishing, light like pace and a killer smile, no these are not the ingredients to make a powerpuff girl but the attributes of the Argentine winger Erik Lamela. From a goal scoring 20 year old to a North London benchwarmer, what went wrong? Does he have a future?