With his 10-year anniversary with the club on the horizon, the future of Tottenham Hotspur‘s captain and goalkeeper is very unpredictable. Manager Antonio Conte has not revealed any details regarding the stay of Hugo Lloris at the club.
The 35-year-old GK is one of the bests in the world. He has been crucial in Spurs’ and France’s success over the years. The player has served the North London side for over a decade now and has been under speculations for a move-out.
Multiple attempts to acquire the details of the Frenchman’s next move have been successfully shut off by Conte. The manager has been highly respectful towards the player’s choices and will not be revealing any news for the same.
Lloris’ success over the years
An OGC Nice academy graduate, the player made his professional debut on 25 October 2005. The Frenchman made 78 appearances with 30 clean sheets and then signed for Lyon in 2008. The player spent four seasons with the French side, having made 201 appearances and keeping 66 clean sheets. The GK won the French Cup and French Super Cup with Lyon, before making a move to England.
In 2012, Lloris signed a contract worth €10 million (+€5 million) with Spurs and made his debut for the Premier League side in a Europa League fixture against Lazio. The France international has spent the majority of his career at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, having made 391 appearances with 133 clean sheets. However, in 10 years, the player has failed to lift any silverware with the club.
Nevertheless, the 35-year-old has been very important for his national side. The player made his senior debut for France in 2008 in a 0-0 tie against Uruguay. He later took over the captaincy in 2010 in a 2-1 win over England. The GK has been the team’s skipper ever since and is a World Cup and UEFA Nations League winner.
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Antonio Conte on Hugo Lloris
Speaking to reporters about Loris, Antonio Conte said:
“Hugo is our captain, he is a player that played for Tottenham for many years and we are all happy to have him in our team, in the squad and in the dressing room.
With almost six months left in his contract, Spurs will soon need to prepare for a new goalkeeper. Sam Johnstone and Jordan Pickford have been identified as potential replacements however, the club is confident of signing a new deal with their skipper.
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