Tottenham Hotspur star Hugo Lloris has spoken of the horror injury he suffered against Brighton last month, branding it the most painful experience of his life.
The French stopper almost carried the ball over his own goal line against the Seagulls in the early stages at the Amex Stadium on October 5, and landed awkwardly as he pushed the ball in front of him.
Grim replays showed that Lloris’ arm had dislocated as he tried to break his fall, and he was stretchered off in agony.
Lloris recently underwent surgery, and is sidelined for the remainder of 2019.
Now the 2012 signing from Lyon has opened up about the experience.
He said in an interview with L’Equipe: “At the moment, it happens, these are actions that we do not control. I slip and I go back. The ball, as it remains in front of me after my reception, I already think to get up and good … The arm did not hold.
“Ah yes on the moment, I know it’s serious. I had rather felt a fracture but hey I was lucky.”
“At the moment, yes, the pain is unbearable. I have never experienced such pain but no I am not worried about my career.”
TBR’s view – Lloris will be itching to make amends
Lloris will likely be dying to return to action for Spurs, if anything to make up for the error he made before his fall.
The 32-year-old provided a gift for Neal Maupay to score that day, and he will be raring to return in January.
Lloris will definitely have a point to prove as he has made several errors for Tottenham in the past couple of seasons.