Tag Archives: Lloris

AVB yet to make goalkeeper decision

It would be fair to say that the goalkeeping situation has been one of the most talked about things at White Hart Lane over recent months and Andre Villas-Boas has continued to fuel the topic by making several open-ended comments about it. Even though he decided to introduce Hugo Lloris for the club’s last Premier League game, AVB insists that he is yet to make a decision on whether or not the big money signing will manage to keep Brad Friedel out of the team for a second fixture in succession. Continue reading

Lloris: No problems at Spurs

There’s no doubt that the goalkeeper situation at White Hart Lane has taken over far too many newspaper columns than it should have and there has been plenty of speculation about Hugo Lloris and Brad Friedel. However, despite all of the controversy, Lloris claims that there are no problems at the club although his main aim is to keep the No.1 jersey. Continue reading

AVB: Friedel was disappointed

It would be fair to say that there were more than a few raised eyebrows when the Spurs team sheet was announced for Sunday’s game against Aston Villa, with Brad Friedel being omitted from the starting eleven for the first time in years. Following the decision to drop the American, Andre Villas-Boas confirmed that Friedel was disappointed not to be featuring, but understood the club’s reasons. Continue reading

Assou-Ekotto tells Lloris to keep quiet

Considering the fact that Spurs put up such a long-winded fight to try and lure Hugo Lloris to White Hart Lane during the summer, the situation that the player currently finds himself in is quite remarkable. After revealing his disappointment about not being the club’s No.1, Lloris has now been told that he does not deserve his place in the team by defender Benoit Assou-Ekotto. Continue reading

Deschamps: Lloris already unhappy

Even though he has been at White Hart Lane for less than a week, new goalkeeper Hugo Lloris is already unhappy with Andre Villas-Boas according to Didier Deschamps. The France manager claims that Tottenham’s new shot stopper is not satisfied about his position as Brad Friedel’s deputy and hopes that the situation changes soon. Continue reading

Lizarazu unsure of Lloris Spurs switch

Spurs have made no secret of the fact that Hugo Lloris has been at the top of their wish list for some time and Andre Villas-Boas only managed to complete the capture on transfer deadline day. Following on from the acquisition, France legend Bixente Lizarazu claims that he is surprised at the transfer and says that he thought a club of a higher standing would have swooped for the 25-year-old. Continue reading

Lloris deal definitely off?

Many people have been expecting a flurry of transfer activity at White Hart Lane ahead of the transfer deadline, yet it looks increasingly likely that Andre Villas-Boas could become frustrated in his attempts to land targets. It has been reported in various newspapers that AVB has already had bids for various players rejected and it appears a move for Hugo Lloris has been thrown into that category, with Lyon announcing that they have failed to come to an agreement with Spurs for the transfer of the goalkeeper. Continue reading

Spurs chase Lloris

Even though Brad Friedel remains one of the most respected goalkeepers in the Premiership, the sad truth is that he is gradually coming to the end of his career. Andre Villas-Boas appears to have recognised this immediately, with the ex-Chelsea boss rumoured to be plotting a bid for a replacement in the form of Hugo Lloris. Continue reading