Hugo Lloris has claimed Tottenham Hotspur have a rich and significant history even though it may not be as well known in France. 

Lloris has been a fantastic servant for Tottenham since arriving from Lyon in the summer of 2012. The Frenchman’s journey in North London is also not likely to end anytime soon, with the goalkeeper signing a two-year extension with the club back in January.

The 35-year-old, who has been the club’s captain for the majority of his time with the Lilywhites, had to bat away questions about him and Harry Kane carrying Spurs to the French media last week (L’Equipe – 24/03/22 via Sport Witness).

Lloris has now explained the rich history that Tottenham have and opened up on his ten-year journey at the club.

The Tottenham captain said in an interview with radio station Europe 1 (27/03/22 – as relayed by 90 min): “The club has a rich history even if it’s slightly less well known in France than other clubs.

“But it has a pretty significant history. It’s coming up 10 years that I’ve been there now and it’s still a pleasure.

“We make career choices and we always ask ourselves the right questions. But when I had the opportunity, after four years spent at Lyon, I wanted to go out of my comfort zone a bit, to question myself and to go looking for new challenges. That’s how I found myself in the Premier League.”

The 35-year-old also said that he has learned a lot from the top managers he has worked with during his time at Tottenham, admitting that he was particularly close with Mauricio Pochettino.

Lloris added: “I’ve learnt from all [my managers]. I’ve built myself as a player, but also as a man through these men and managers. At Tottenham, I had the Andre Villas-Boas experience. Then I had a very short experience with Tim Sherwood.

“Especially, I had this experience with Mauricio Pochettino. For me, that went beyond the world of football, there’s a friendly relationship that was created.

“Even if we knew the majority of things, I learnt a lot by their sides. There’s also been Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte now. There’s a lot to learn from them.”

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Lloris will certainly go down as one of Tottenham’s biggest legends of the modern era, given the exemplary service he has given the club. I am desperate for the Frenchman to win a trophy with Spurs as it would be a shame if he has no medal to show for his time at the club.

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