Toni Jimenez praises Tottenham Hotspur's Hugo Lloris

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Tottenham Hotspur's Hugo Lloris has helped the side put together a very impressive defensive record so far this season.

Tottenham Hotspur coach Toni Jimenez has told the club’s official site that he feels Hugo Lloris has connected perfectly with Mauricio Pochettino’s stye.

Jimenez works with Spurs’ 'keepers every day in training, and he has seen a lot of encouraging signs from Lloris’ displays on the training ground.

Jimenez says that the French goalkeeper has fully understood his manager’s demands, and that has been one of his major strengths.

“People see his performances week after week,” Jimenez said. “I believe his importance goes beyond just his performances in goal. I think he has connected very well with Mauricio Pochettino’s style of play

“That connection makes him a very important figure and for me that is one of his main strengths.

“He has desire, he understands and he shows that he really believes 100% in Mauricio’s way of playing.”

Lloris’ proactive style enables him to act as a sweeper keeper for Spurs, and that helps them play a high-pressing style in defence.

The French stopper has established a reputation as one of the finest goalkeepers in the Premier League, and his performances this season have been hugely impressive.

Tottenham have conceded 10 goals in their opening 12 matches, and they are looking like formidable opponents.

The North London club return to action after the international break with a match against fellow high-flyers, West Ham United.

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