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Injury deprives Tottenham of services to Loris

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Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris injured his knee during his team’s Premier League match against Manchester City on Sunday and was out of action for 6 to 8 weeks, according to the Telegraph newspaper.

And even the English newspaper went so far as to say that “initial pessimistic assessments point to the possibility of completing Loris’ season”, but Tottenham want to avoid surgery for their veteran French goalkeeper.

Lloris, 36, was undergoing treatment late in the 1-0 victory over Manchester City after a joint ball with Spanish midfielder Rodri, with medical examinations revealing ligament damage in his knee.

The absence of Lloris, captain of the 2018 world champions France, is seen as a strong blow to Tottenham, who are fifth in the English Premier League and vying for a position that will see them qualify for the European Champions League next season, and thus , The French goalkeeper will miss the match of the Italian Milan back and forth in the final price of the Champions League for this season.

And Lloris announced earlier this year his retirement from international football with the French national team after he played 145 international matches (a local record), including 121 as captain (also a personal best) after his participation. in the Qatar World Cup 2022, where the Roosters reached the match, losing to Argentina on penalties in the final.

Source: AFP.

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