According to an exclusive report by the Daily Record, the eminent French club, PSG, has fixed its gaze upon none other than Tottenham Hotspur’s longstanding captain and stalwart, Hugo Lloris.
Among the Lilywhites, it is widely acknowledged that Lloris is no longer part of the club’s long-term plans. In a proactive move, Tottenham has already secured a remarkable replacement for the seasoned French goalkeeper in the form of Guglielmo Vicario.
Lloris’s representatives seek free transfer
However, amidst these unfolding developments, there remains a flicker of hope for Hugo Lloris’s representatives. They want the club to release the captain from his contractual obligations, enabling him to embark on a new chapter in his illustrious career as a free agent.
With the arrival of the young Vicario, there is a changing of the guard between the sticks at the renowned Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Yet, given Lloris’s commendable eleven-year tenure with the club, his representatives argue that a graceful gesture in the form of a free transfer would be a fitting tribute.
PSG’s pursuit of Hugo Lloris
Nevertheless, the indomitable Daniel Levy, the shrewd mastermind behind Tottenham’s financial dealings, has a different perspective. Known for his astute negotiating tactics, Levy intends to pursue a suitable transfer fee from PSG should they wish to secure Lloris’s services.
While PSG shows interest in Lloris, Inter Milan finds themselves entangled in their own goalkeeping conundrum. Their star shot-stopper, Andre Onana, is rumored to be on the verge of joining Manchester United.
Inter Milan’s goalkeeping conundrum
Should Onana depart, it creates a void between the posts that Inter Milan eagerly seeks to fill, thereby making Hugo Lloris an alluring prospect. Consequently, the Italian giants are also keen on acquiring his services during this summer transfer window.
Lloris might be done at Tottenham but there is no doubting that the dying fire still has some life left in it. The talented shot-stopper can still perform well at a different club and for all we know, could have a second wind.
At 36 years of age, Hugo Lloris has remained a loyal servant to Tottenham Hotspur throughout his illustrious career. However, his recent season has been marked by a few high-profile errors that led to goals.
In Vicario, Tottenham have a replacement with whom they can proudly say that they have found a gem for the present and the future. It is likely to ensure that Lloris’ absence is not felt.
The Frenchman, after so many years of service, has earned the right to leave with his head held high and we can only hope that Daniel Levy does not stand in his way.