Hugo Lloris uses the 'D-word' to describe Tottenham Hotspur

Hugo Lloris

French international Hugo Lloris has described the situation at Tottenham Hotspur as 'delicate'.

French international Hugo Lloris has admitted the situation at Tottenham Hotspur is far from positive, using the word 'delicate' to describe it.

The goalkeeper was speaking at France's press conference ahead of their Euro 2016 qualifier against Albania on Friday evening.

He couldn't avoid questions about Tottenham's poor form, with the club sitting 12th in the Premier League table.

Lloris told reporters, translated by GFNFrance: "“It is a delicate period with Tottenham, we need to ask ourselves questions and find the answers.

"We have a collective problem. We are growing during these moments, we are trying to find a solution."

His use of the word delicate implies that above anything, it is a confidence issue at Spurs, which has been reflected much so in the performances at home.

Emmanuel Adebayor alluded similar earlier this week, when he said: "I was on the bench against Stoke, and I saw that nobody wanted the ball."

Lloris' assertion that the players need to get together to find a solution echoes the comments from midfielder Moussa Dembele this week too.

There is certainly a desire among the players to put results right, and all appear to realise it is down to them, for the club cannot go around in circling blaming the coaches.

The international break will have come at the right time, and Spurs could potentially return as a team refreshed, and not so 'delicate', as Lloris describes.

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