Pochettino delivers injury update on Tottenham star - and it's great news

Hugo Lloris

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says Hugo Lloris will be fit enough to face Manchester United on Sunday.

Tottenham won away from home once again, this time against Leicester City, and again it was a 2-1 victory with goals from Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen - as it was at Hull City and Swansea City.

The result leaves Spurs just two points off a top four place, and Mauricio Pochettino's men are gathering pace ahead of Sunday's clash with Manchester United.

The match at White Hart Lane is likely to be a bit indicator of how far Tottenham can go this season, but fans were fearing that star goalkeeper Hugo Lloris would be ruled out of the game.

French international Lloris was left bloodied by a collision with Foxes striker Jamie Vardy, which left fans worrying that he was concussed again having been knocked out against Everton last season.

However, manager Pochettino has moved to ease fears over Lloris, saying that he will be able to play against United on Sunday as he only suffered a cut and not a concussion.

"He was only cut inside his mouth," Pochettino said. "It was not like last time. He will not need clearance to play against Manchester United [on Sunday]. This was nothing like before. From my position it was difficult to see the incident but it is not serious and he will play. He is very brave."

Tottenham need Lloris to be able to keep the likes of Wayne Rooney, Radamel Falcao and Robin van Persie at bay, and Pochettino's injury update represents great news for Spurs.

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