Lloris explains how he feels Tottenham have improved as a team

Hugo Lloris Euro 2012 Penalty

Hugo Lloris has praised specific qualities in the current Tottenham Hotspur team.

Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has explained via the club’s website how he feels the side has improved.

The Frenchman has been positive about the current state of the squad, but feels there’s plenty of hard work left to do over the rest of the season.

“We’ve improved as a team. We’ve shown in the last couple of weeks what we are able to do in terms of intensity and quality of our game, but we always want more,” said Lloris.

“We are still alive in three competitions, we are focused on trying to go as far as possible in the Premier League, the Europa League and of course the Capital One Cup Final, which will be a great moment.”

Tottenham are well placed for an assault on the top four in the Premier League, have the League Cup final to look forward to and are about to take on Fiorentina in the Europa League.

There is plenty for the club to be positive about at the moment, but manager Mauricio Pochettino and Lloris as vice-captain need to stress that the hard work isn’t over.

Tottenham were superb in the North London derby win against Arsenal and were unlucky not to get something from their defeat away at Liverpool.

The side is playing well and key players in important positions are stepping up and making the difference.

The Europa League returning tomorrow night will present Tottenham with a different challenge in terms of their opposition, but also in terms of the recovery time they have before their Premier League game against West Ham this weekend.

If they can maintain the intensity and quality which Lloris feels is important to their style of play tomorrow night and this Sunday, it will be proof that Pochettino has got the balance right in terms of priorities and squad selection.

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