Hugo Lloris’ season is over with Tottenham. The opportunity for the tricolor doorman to have a little good time with a passage on the side of OGC Nice. He will be honored there on Saturday.
Injured at the end of April during the slap received by his Tottenham team against Newcastle (6-1, 32nd day of the Premier League), Hugo Lloris has not walked on the lawns since then. In his absence, the Spurs have not done better than a seventh place in the standings and will therefore not play any European Cup next season. Under contract until June 2024, the French goalkeeper had already been announced on the departure last summer and a year later, speculation is again rife. A return to OGC Nice is for example mentioned.
And precisely, Hugo Lloris will make a detour by his city of birth. This weekend, he will even be entitled to a small ceremony at the Allianz Riviera, during which he will be honored and will receive the “Aiglon of the Century” trophy. No more no less. This short passage through Nice immediately intrigued the media who did not hesitate to solicit the 2018 world champion and ask him a few questions about his future. This Thursday on the antenna of BFM Nice Côte d’AzurHugo Lloris therefore did not escape a question about his future, and more particularly the fact that he could play again in the Nice jersey.
« I can only talk about concrete things. The club must finish its season and there are two very good goalkeepers, including one with whom I am very good friends (…), in the person of Kasper Schmeichel. It’s very delicate to talk about a subject like this, but I renew my attachment to this club and to this city. I always let fate do things. “If he was careful not to give an orientation on a possible choice to return to Nice, Hugo Lloris did not however close any doors. In the meantime, he will have the opportunity to test his sympathy capital on Saturday, during the presentation of his trophy in the preamble to the match between Nice and Lyon (9 p.m., 38th day of Ligue 1).