FOOTBALL – Mercato – PSG: Leonardo will face a big competitor for Hugo Lloris!

Hugo Lloris could well leave Tottenham during the next summer mercato. According to some English media, PSG could try to recruit him, but he would face competition from Manchester United.

If PSG qualified for the quarterfinals of the Champions League and took the first place in the Ligue 1 standings, it is also thanks to Keylor Navas‘ majestic performance. Bought for only 15M€ from Real Madrid, the Costa Rican Goalkeeper is having a great season in the Parisian goal, despite being 34 years old. Under contract until 2023, the Goalkeeper does not rule out retiring in Paris, and Leonardo has already begun to consider what to do next. “PSG is looking for a new goalkeeper,” said Dean Jones, a British journalist who works for Eurosport. In recent weeks, several names have been associated with PSG like Gianluigi Donnarumma, under contract until next June with AC Milan, or Hugo Lloris, 34 years old.

Lloris ready to leave Tottenham

Arrived at Tottenham in 2012, Hugo Lloris is at a turning point. The French international is slowly approaching the end of his career, but feels ready to take on a final challenge before removing his gloves. Under contract until 2022, the world champion has some reservations about the sporting policy of his club and would not be against a departure from London according to information from L’Equipe. Still performing well for Spurs and a member of the French team, Lloris has a good price on the market and will have no problem finding a new destination. And PSG could well interfere in this matter and recruit the former OL goalkeeper, as Dean Jones said: “Lloris is someone they are likely to target. He will obviously be linked to PSG if he leaves. It’s an obvious link. According to The Daily Mail, Mauricio Pochettino would like to lure him to Paris next season. According to L’Equipe, Manchester United would also like to recruit him in the next summer to replace David de Gea, who is no longer in the public eye. Tottenham could lose their first-choice Goalkeeper at the end of the season and have already started to look for a replacement.

Tottenham is looking for a replacement

Aware of the interest in Hugo Lloris, Tottenham would have started to look at recruitment and has thought about the succession of the French keeper. Several Goalkeepers would have been targeted and offers could be made soon, especially if the French international officializes his desire to go elsewhere. As announced by L’Equipe, Spurs could recruit another French international in the person of Mike Maignan. An interest revealed by the 10 Sport in July 2020. Performing well with LOSC, the 25-year-old goalkeeper would be the top priority of Jose Mourinho, who should face competition from AC Milan in this case. An operation that could be around €25 million. According to The Sun, Tottenham has also put the names of three English Goalkeepers on its short list: Dean Henderson (Manchester United), Nick Pope (Burnley) and Sam Johnstone (West Bromwich Albion). One thing is certain, Tottenham is preparing to lose Hugo Lloris and could agree to let him go this summer if the offer is satisfactory.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *