bad news for Lloris


The English press understands that Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris will be sidelined for several weeks.

Hugo Lloris, Tottenham

Touched last Sunday against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium (0-1, 22nd day of the Premier League), Hugo Lloris will remain away from the field for a long time. According to information given by the English media, the French goalkeeper of Tottenham injured his knee against the Citizens, against whom the 2018 world champion will nevertheless have played the entire meeting. The Habs suffer from ligament damage. According to the British channel Sky Sports, the last bastion of 36 years will miss between six and eight weeks of competition. The news has not yet been made official by the club of the London capital.

Champions League package

In the absence of the former player of Olympique Lyonnais, it is the English goalkeeper Fraser Forster who will guard the cage of Tottenham, fifth in the Premier League at a length of Newcastle. The coach of the English club, Antonio Conte, will notably be deprived of Hugo Lloris for the first leg of the knockout stages of the Champions League against the Italians of AC Milan, on February 14 at San Siro, and his participation in the match return set in a month to the day remains very uncertain.

Targeted on the other side of the Channel, following the 2022 World Cup, Hugo Lloris will no longer wear the Blues jersey. After 145 selections, the Niçois decided to retire from international football, a few weeks after France’s defeat against Argentina in the Qatari World Cup final. With Tottenham, the most capped player in the history of the French team has 443 appearances in all competitions, including 357 Premier League matches, since his arrival in the summer of 2012 from Les Gones. Since the start of the 2022-2023 season, Hugo Lloris has played 27 games for 21 league games, and a total of 35 goals conceded.

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