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Hugo Lloris: Spurs “ready to suffer” to beat City

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris says his side are “ready to suffer” in order to see off Manchester City in the Champions League quarter-finals. Spurs head to the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday with a 1-0 first-leg lead, thanks to Son Heung-min’s later winner, but City are still favourites to progress to the last four as their quadruple quest faces a pivotal moment. But by keeping clean sheet in their home leg, if Spurs can find the net in Manchester, it would need City needing three goals to progress. 📍 Etihad Stadium Today ➡️ Training Tomorrow ➡️ Matchday #UCL ⚪️ #COYS pic.twitter.com/9LpHAzyV0F — Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) April 16, 2019 Spurs will undoubtedly come under huge pressure against Pep Guardiola‘s men, but the France goalkeeper, who saved Sergio Ague...

Tottenham Hotspur identify Hugo Lloris replacement?

Tottenham Hotspur allegedly identify Osijek goalkeeper Marko Malenica as a potential replacement for Hugo Lloris. Osijek goalkeeper Marko Malenica has reportedly emerged as a potential transfer target for Tottenham Hotspur. Mauricio Pochettino is well stocked for options between the sticks, but it has been suggested that Spurs are wary of Hugo Lloris leaving in the summer. According to the Daily Star, that has resulted in the North London outfit identifying Malenica as a potential replacement for the World Cup winner. The report claims that Pochettino would be satisfied with promoting Paulo Gazzaniga to first choice, with Malenica coming in as backup to the Argentine. Malencia has spent his professional career contracted to Osijek, while the 25-year-old has previously represented Croatia a...

Mauricio Pochettino launches staunch defence of “one of the best” Hugo Lloris

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says goalkeeper Hugo Lloris will lead the club out at their new stadium despite his costly error in Sunday’s 2-1 defeat at Liverpool. The Spurs captain has come under scrutiny since his fumble led to Toby Alderweireld’s decisive own goal at Anfield – the latest in a growing list of mistakes both on and off the pitch this season. Pochettino has always backed his goalkeeper, even in the wake of a drink-driving charge earlier in the campaign, and again confirmed that Lloris would be skipper for Spurs’ first game in their new home against Crystal Palace on Wednesday. “He is my captain,” Pochettino said. “He’s one of the best keepers in the world. There’s no doubt. “There’s no doubt that Hugo is one of the best and he’s going to be in the goal tomorrow. “It...

Tuesday Papers: Ander Herrera, Hugo Lloris, Michael Keane

What the papers say Ander Herrera’s seemingly imminent departure from Manchester United looks to be almost wrapped up as the Daily Record reports the 29-year-old has signed a pre-contract agreement with Paris St Germain. The Spanish midfielder is thought to be heading to the Ligue 1 champions on a free transfer in the summer as a replacement for Adrien Rabiot. Michael Keane is said to be attracting interest from Spurs and Arsenal (Nick Potts/PA) Tottenham could be prepared to spend big this summer for Everton defender Michael Keane, the Express says. According to the paper, Mauricio Pochettino could be ready to shatter Spurs’ transfer record with a £50million offer, but their efforts could be dealt a blow as Arsenal reportedly have the 26-year-old England international in their...

Tottenham Hotspur ‘have no plans to replace Hugo Lloris’

A report claims that Tottenham Hotspur are not currently focusing on bringing in a replacement for Hugo Lloris as they instead want to strengthen other areas. Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino will reportedly not move to bring in a new goalkeeper in the summer transfer window, despite concerns over Hugo Lloris. The French World Cup winner has endured a difficult campaign on the whole after making numerous high-profile errors, including a costly mistake late on to deny Spurs a point away to Liverpool on Sunday. Lloris has also had difficulties off the field, having been fined £50,000 and given a ban from driving in September after admitting to a drink-drive charge. According to the Daily Mail, however, a new number one is not on Pochettino’s agenda ahead of next season as he ...

Hugo Lloris: ‘Tottenham Hotspur must start winning trophies at new stadium’

Captain Hugo Lloris knows Tottenham will have to step things up on the pitch after they have moved into “one of the most beautiful stadiums in the world”. Spurs have confirmed the long-awaited first game at their new 62,000-seater home will be a Premier League clash with Crystal Palace on April 3, following two test events. The Under-18s side will host Southampton on Sunday, before a Spurs ‘Legends’ team, set to include former striker Jurgen Klinsmann, will go up against Inter Forever on March 30 in front of what is expected to be a crowd in the region of some 45,000. How our new home was built. #SpursNewStadium ⚪️ #COYS pic.twitter.com/vzNZD1u5um — Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) March 22, 2019 Mauricio Pochettino’s squad went into the international break ...

Lloris: Tottenham need to win remaining Premier League games in top-four bid

Hugo Lloris insists Tottenham have no tricks left up their sleeves as their grip on a Premier League top-four spot loosened even further over the weekend. Spurs were title contenders little over a fortnight ago, but since then their league campaign has imploded as a 2-1 loss at Southampton made it three defeats from four. Not only are they no longer in the running to win the title, they are now worriedly looking over their shoulder in their bid for a fourth-successive year of Champions League qualification. Hugo Lloris accepts something has to change at Tottenham (Mike Egerton/PA) Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea are all breathing down their neck, and the prospect that Mauricio Pochettino’s side miss out is a distinct possibility. “Yes, it’s been four games now without a win,” the Sp...

Mauricio Pochettino: ‘Hugo Lloris one of the best goalkeepers in the world’

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino hails Hugo Lloris as one of the best goalkeepers in world football following his display in the 3-1 win over Leicester City. Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has hailed Hugo Lloris as one of the best goalkeepers in world football following his display in this afternoon’s 3-1 win over Leicester City. Lloris made a string of big saves – including denying Jamie Vardy from the penalty spot – to seal a fourth straight league win for Spurs as they kept their title hopes alive once again. The France captain has been questioned at times this season, but Pochettino does not believe that there is any doubt about his quality. “We are talking about one of the best keepers in the world. He has experience, he has played a...

Lloris warns Tottenham improvements are needed for Dortmund clash

Hugo Lloris saved Tottenham against Leicester, but the captain knows he will not be able to repeat the feat if his side defend the same against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Wednesday. The France international kept out Jamie Vardy’s penalty, which was the striker’s first touch of the game, and made a number of other important stops as Spurs won 3-1 at Wembley. Although the scoreline suggests an easy win for Mauricio Pochettino, Leicester were well in the game and had 20 shots at goal. Hugo Lloris played a key role in Spurs’ win over Leicester on Sunday (John Walton/PA) Lloris was able to bail his side out, but the prospect of conceding so many chances against the Bundesliga leaders in the first leg of their last-16 Champions League tie worries him. “Leicester played in a fan...

Tottenham looking over shoulders at top-four challengers – Hugo Lloris

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris accepts his side are now looking over their shoulders at the teams chasing them in the race for the Premier League top four. Spurs have been considered title challengers after a superb run of fixtures but two defeats in three games – the latest to Manchester United on Sunday – kills any realistic chance of overhauling Liverpool or Manchester City above them. They are just a point ahead of Chelsea in fourth place while defeat to United means they are only seven points better off than Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side and Arsenal. 💬 Post-match thoughts from Mauricio. pic.twitter.com/P9w0y7GxJo — Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) January 14, 2019 Despite being touted as possible champions a few weeks ago, the France goalkeeper insists qualifying for the Champions Leag...

Hugo Lloris hopes Spurs will avenge Premier League derby defeat in Carabao Cup

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris says his side will travel to Arsenal for their Carabao Cup quarter-final this week determined for revenge. Spurs return to the Emirates Stadium a little over two weeks since they lost a fiery encounter 4-2 in the Premier League, where there were issues both on and off the pitch. Lloris’ side were outplayed that day as the Gunners came from 2-1 down with a fine second-half showing and took no shame in bragging about the win on social media. 💪 PAPA 💪 pic.twitter.com/urze7vYHX7 — Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) December 3, 2018 Although the League Cup encounter might not be played with the same intensity – both sides could play weakened sides amid a hectic fixture schedule – but the Frenchman insists Spurs have added motivation. “Maybe it’s the good thing that we lost the ...

Hugo Lloris urges sloppy Spurs to learn from mistakes

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris has warned sloppy Spurs they risk blowing their title and Champions League hopes if they fail to improve. Mauricio Pochettino’s side survived a late fightback from Wolves to win 3-2 at Molineux on Saturday. Tottenham were 3-0 ahead with 22 minutes to go but were left hanging on after Ruben Neves and Raul Jimenez scored penalties. And goalkeeper Lloris has issued an alert to the team, having seen Spurs lose leads against Inter Milan and PSV in Europe this season. 🗣️ An important three points, but a frustrated Hugo says there is still a lot to work on. #COYS pic.twitter.com/TuT0S9zBc8 — Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) November 4, 2018 He said: “We need to learn. It is not the first time this has happened in the Champions League and in the league that the oppo...

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