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Antonio Conte shares what Hugo Lloris thinks about signing new Tottenham deal

Antonio Conte has told Thursday’s press conference – as per Football London – that he thinks Hugo Lloris is keen on signing a new deal at Tottenham. The France and Spurs skipper is out of contract at the end of the season.

Lloris, 35, has arguably been one of Tottenham’s best performers this season. Consistently, the 2018 World Cup winner has been in superb form – making numerous saves, keeping seven clean sheets in 17 Premier League games.

Despite being one of Tottenham’s best performers this season, Lloris remains out of contract. The ex-Lyon goalkeeper is being targeted by another of his former sides in Nice – Foot Mercato claiming Lloris is open to rejoining Nice.

Asked about the future of his captain at Spurs, Conte made it clear he is keen on seeing the 136-time France international sign a new deal. Conte also detailed Lloris’ stance on a new Spurs deal, and believes he is keen.

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“Hugo is a Tottenham player, he’s the captain. He will talk with the club to try to find a solution. I think so [he wants to stay]. I think Hugo wants to stay in his club, he loves the club, he stays well in Tottenham. This could be his opinion.”

Conte on Lloris: Keeping Tottenham star has got to be a no-brainer

Yes, Lloris went through a tricky couple of seasons prior to lockdown. He made the odd mistake, but on the big occasion. But since fans have returned to stadiums, Lloris has been superb for Tottenham.

He proved as much in the Carabao Cup win over West Ham recently, making a couple of delightful stops to prevent Tomas Soucek from Scoring. He is a sensational goalkeeper, getting older with age. A no-brainer, to keep him.

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