Foot Mercato have now named Al-Hilal as the previously unidentified Saudi Arabian club who have made a big-money contract offer to Hugo Lloris.
Lloris is currently out with a thigh injury and multiple outlets have claimed over recent weeks that the Tottenham captain may have already worn the Lilywhite shirt for the final time as he is expected to depart the club this summer (Evening Standard).
The Times were the first to report last Wednesday that the Spurs number one had been offered a deal to play in Saudi Arabia next season – a deal that would see him triple his current salary.
The report explained that the 36-year-old had not made a decision over his future and was waiting to hold a conversation with the Spurs hierarchy and to see who replaces Antonio Conte at the helm.
This was followed a day later by an update from The Athletic which explained that although Spurs wanted Lloris to stay at the club next season, the Frenchman does not want to be an understudy in North London.
The report revealed that the experienced goalkeeper also has several other offers on the table apart from the Saudi one.
FootMercato have now revealed that it is Al-Hilal, who currently sit in fourth place in the Saudi top-flight, who have made the aforementioned offer to Lloris’ representatives.
The publication asserts that the chances of the goalkeeper remaining at Tottenham are ‘very low’ and remarks that the player ‘is listening’ to the project proposed by the Asian club.
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Lloris is at the stage of his career where it would be difficult for him to turn down one final big payday.
So, even if the Frenchman harbours ambitions of continuing to play at the top level for another season or two, he might be tempted to accept a lucrative two or three-year deal proposed by Al-Hilal.
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