Mauricio Pochettino delighted to see Hugo Lloris commit to Tottenham

Mauricio Pochettino reveals his delight at seeing Hugo Lloris commit his future to Tottenham Hotspur

Hugo Lloris
Hugo Lloris moved to Tottenham Hotspur in August 2012 Photo: Football.ua/Wikimedia

Mauricio Pochettino has revealed his delight at seeing Hugo Lloris commit his future to Tottenham Hotspur.

The France international’s situation had been a source of speculation in recent months following Spurs’ failure to qualify for next season’s Champions League but the goalkeeper signed a new five-year contract last week.

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Mauricio Pochettino

And new Lilywhites boss Pochettino was thrilled to see the 27-year-old shot-stopper opt to stay at White Hart Lane.

“This is very good news for Tottenham, for us and his team-mates,” Lloris told Spurs’ website.

“Hugo is a great goalkeeper and it’s very important he’s excited to stay with us.

“We are excited that he’s going to be here with us. It’s very important for the future.”

Lloris joined Spurs from Lyon in August 2012 and has since made 78 appearances for the Lilywhites.

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