Spurs star equals club’s all-time Premier League record after Man City game

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Hugo Lloris
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Hugo Lloris has equalled Tottenham’s all-time record for the most Premier League appearances by a single player after turning out against Manchester City on Sunday.

Lloris is into his tenth season at Tottenham, having been the club’s captain for the majority of that time.

The Frenchman has seen several ups and downs during his time in North London and he continues to lead the side as the club embark on a new era with Fabio Paratici and Nuno Espirito Santo.

The 34-year-old kept a clean sheet in the 1-0 win over City in what was his 299th Premier League appearance for the club, equalling Darren Anderton’s record.

Some Spurs fans might remember Anderton for the games he missed rather than the ones he played, with the midfielder’s career being hampered by many injuries.

However, the England international still holds the record for the most Premier League appearances for the Lilywhites, an honour which will belong to Lloris if he makes his 300th league appearance for the club against Wolves next week.

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We have seen a few goalkeepers play until almost 40 and so there is no reason why Hugo cannot continue for another three years at least.

There is little evidence to suggest that he is on the decline. In fact, last season was arguably one of his best ever for the club.

So, the Frenchman could go well clear of Anderton and potentially even breach the 400-mark.

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