Football.London’s Alasdair Gold has revealed that Antonio Conte has made it clear to the club behind the scenes that he wishes to hang on to Hugo Lloris, and some Spurs fans seem to agree.
However, The Athletic reported on Monday that there is a ‘quiet confidence’ that the club will be able to agree on a new deal with the Tottenham captain.
It was explained that discussions have been ongoing between the 34-year-old’s representatives and the club, and that the talks are expected to intensify over the ‘coming weeks’.
Gold has now revealed that Conte has taken an instant liking to the Tottenham goalkeeper since arriving at the club and rates him highly.
The Spurs boss has allegedly been speaking to Lloris about his contract situation and is said to have told him that he wants him to stay.
In addition, the journalist claims that Conte has also told the club that he wants to keep the France number one and that Tottenham are hopeful they could convince the goalkeeper to extend his contract.
Let’s take a look at how some fans reacted:
Just Hugo doing Hugo things pic.twitter.com/1uuvfYNVdw
— Knyghty Claus🎄 (@knyghtyyy) December 7, 2021
Def need him for another year and even give in a coaching role, another year gives us a chance to get a decent replacment and maybe work aside him and give the new guy a head start.
— Tim Stockton (@Tds_001) December 8, 2021
You assume we will have to manage funds carefully, so retaining Lloris seems sensible of both sides can agree a deal
— Oxfordspur (@cfht1882) December 7, 2021
Hope he stay’s.🙏🙏👍👍
Gollini hasn’t impressed me at all.👎👎👎😡😡😡🇨🇦🇬🇧😷👍
— John Cormier (@JohnCor47859230) December 7, 2021
Talk about what is as plain as the nose on your face. Levy and his lackies should have had this done two years ago. Coys
— Paul markey (@Paulmar81798567) December 8, 2021
— Harley😵💫 (@thfcharl) December 7, 2021
— cherie (@locelso_lloris1) December 7, 2021
OBVIOUS BOMBA 💣
— billary rodham (@iambillary) December 7, 2021
Spurs Web Opinion
With multiple sources now reporting similar information regarding Lloris, it looks like it is only a matter of time before the goalkeeper signs an extension. That would come as a big boost to Spurs as Lloris has arguably been one of the best goalkeepers in world football over the last two years.
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