Report: Tottenham have no intention of selling Hugo Lloris this summer

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Evening Standard reporter Tom Collomosse feels Spurs will retain their goalkeeper's services.

Rumours of Hugo Lloris departing Tottenham Hotspur before next season have been plentiful, with Manchester United, as per the Daily Telegraph, the most heavily linked club.

Collomosse, however, feels Spurs will keep hold the French captain for at least another season.

“Talk to the club... and those at the top appear adamant they will not sell Hugo Lloris," Collomosse said in an interview with The Independent.

He made a distinction between Lloris and the other Spurs star linked with a United move (per Sky Sports), Harry Kane, in that he feels the Frenchman clearly wants to move on at this stage of his career.

He made reference to previous quotes from the 28-year old where he has stated his desire to play in the Champions League as well as being unwilling to publicly commit his future to Spurs.

Collomosse argues that regardless of the player’s preference for leaving, any club hoping to strike a deal will face a tough task.

Luka Modric placed Spurs in a far weaker position four years ago, demanding an exit and even threatening strike action, yet Daniel Levy refused to yield and sell to Premier League rivals Chelsea - as covered by the Telegraph.

In that instance, Spurs squeezed another year out of the Croatian and he was sold to Real Madrid the following summer. Collomosse expects a similar stubborn course of action from the Tottenham hierachy this time round but concedes their ‘resolve will be tested’ should an offer of £20-25 million come in for Lloris.

Spurs fans will be desperate for another year with their sweeper keeper between the sticks and any prospect of a top-four finish is greatly enhanced should he remain.

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