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


Live Blog Transfer Window Live 18th August

 

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

Latest Tottenham news

Friday, August 28, 2015
Son Heung-Min of Bayer Leverkusen in action  (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Tottenham have completed the signing of Son Heung-Min for £22m. Here are ten facts about Spurs’ new arrival.

Friday, August 28, 2015
Mauricio Pochettino has urged his player to focus and cut out the errors that have undermined their start to the season

Mauricio Pochettino says basic defensive errors are to blame for Tottenham’s slow start to the season – not their tardiness in finishing their transfer business.

Friday, August 28, 2015
Alex Pritchard has been getting up to speed in training but could be involved against Everton tomorrow

Mauricio Pochettino says Alex Pritchard has effectively been undergoing a pre-season programme after recovering from his ankle injury and could be included in tomorrow’s first-team squad against Everton.

Saturday, August 29, 2015
Son Heung-Min of Bayer Leverkusen in action  (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Tottenham’s newest signing Son Heung-Min’s former Bayer Leverkusen teammate Hakan Calhanoglu says he was disappointed with the manner of the South Korean forward’s exit.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Competitions

Shop till you drop!

Home to top name brands at great prices, TK Maxx is more like a treasure hunt than a shop. Perfect for grabbing a bargain or some hidden gems, you arm yourself with a trolley and go wild.

Read more
Scones, jam and a cup of Earl Grey anyone?

Luxury boutique hotel Flemings Mayfair has recently launched The Drawing Room, London’s most stylish location for afternoon tea.

Read more
Free weekly shop? Yes please!

Win £200 to spend at Asda, one of the country’s leading supermarkets. Asda prides itself in being one of the cheapest places to shop, so you can be sure that your money will go a long way here.

Read more