Former Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Paul Robinson has told talkSPORT Hugo Lloris could give Mauricio Pochettino a problem ahead of the League Cup final against Chelsea.
“If I was Hugo Lloris, I would be knocking the manager's door down,” Robinson told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast Show.
“I was surprised he didn't play last night to be honest - Vorm has not had the greatest of weeks. He played the League Cup the week before, played the FA Cup at the weekend.”
“He's (Lloris) such an influential player and captain, I was surprised he was left out last night.”
Lloris is undoubtedly the club’s number one and one of the few world class players in the Tottenham squad, but Pochettino is a manager who has always been very fair to his players.
Vorm may have made mistakes, but he played in both legs of the semi-final and it would be extremely harsh for the boss to drop him.
Vorm could find it difficult to take and if Pochettino does opt for Lloris, he has to be careful over the way Vorm takes the decision.
However, it works both ways and with Lloris arguably more important to Tottenham’s first team squad, he could be the player the boss keeps happy rather than upsets.
There is still a long way to go in the season and Pochettino may be forced to call on his Dutchman a bit further down the line but it’s difficult to look past his Frenchman, when Lloris has been so reliable.