France boss: Spurs new boy unsettled already

11:15 04 September 2012

Hugo Lloris. Photo credit: Adam Davy/EMPICS

Hugo Lloris. Photo credit: Adam Davy/EMPICS

EMPICS Sport

New Spurs signing Hugo Lloris is unhappy with comments made by his new boss Andre Villas-Boas, according to France manager Didier Deschamps.

Lloris joined Tottenham from Lyon for £8million on transfer deadline day, with the expectation of taking the number one shirt from 41-year-old Brad Friedel.

But after Friedel’s superb performance against Norwich on Saturday, Andre Villas-Boas said that Lloris would have a battle on his hands for his place in the side.

And Deschamps has revealed that the Portuguese’s comments have not gone down well the Spurs new stopper.

“Hugo has not appreciated the statements of his coach,” Deschamps said.

“I am not going to create a problem that I do not need today.

“But if it were to happen then it would need some consideration.

“I do not want Hugo to find himself in this situation.”

Related articles

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Submit your Tottenham player ratings

Latest Tottenham news

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Andros Townsend celebrates England's equaliser (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

Andros Townsend is looking forward to hearing what Paul Merson has to say for himself after he responded to jibes from the former Arsenal midfielder in the best way possible.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Andros Townsend smashes home England's equaliser (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

Roy Hodgson hailed Andros Townsend and Ross Barkley for “turning the game” as England came from a goal down to claim a 1-1 draw against Italy in Turin.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Andros Townsend celebrates with England and Tottenham team-mates Ryan Mason and Harry Kane (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Andros Townsend’s thunderous strike cancelled out Graziano Pelle’s opener as England grabbed a 1-1 draw in their friendly clash against Italy in Turin. Here, London24 Sport rate the players.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Palermo's Paulo Dybala has been linked with Arsenal and Chelsea (Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images)

Today’s transfer news and gossip round-up features Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham, West Ham and QPR.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Competitions

Munch on a tasy three course dinner at The Refinery!

“Where to go for a drink near Great Portland Street?” was previously met with blank expressions and shrugs for those local to the area, not anymore, thanks to the opening of The Refinery at Regent’s Place, the eighth bar and restaurant from hugely-successful group Drake & Morgan.

Read more

Spurs Transfer News