Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris aims to bounce back after recent disappointment

France's Hugo Lloris reacts

The Frenchman finished trophy-less after a season of such promise.

France's Hugo Lloris reactsFrance's Hugo Lloris reacts

Hugo Lloris has spoken of his desire to come back stronger next season after falling short for both club and country recently.

The 29-year old could do little to prevent Tottenham’s end of season collapse, which saw them fall from title contention to a third-place finish, and he suffered further disappointment in Sunday’s Euro 2016 final defeat to Portugal.

Tottenham's Hugo Lloris concedes Chelsea's second goal scored by Eden HazardTottenham's Hugo Lloris concedes Chelsea's second goal scored by Eden Hazard

“It was a big and long season and unfortunately, without a trophy with Tottenham and France but I can be proud to take part in Tottenham's season and the French national team's adventure,” said Lloris, in quotes published by the Mirror.

“I hope it will be give me more hunger for next season. It's football. You always need to look forward. It's true that it's a big frustration and a disappointment but in football, you always need to be positive and keep your chin up, especially when you've done your best.”

Tottenham's Hugo Lloris before the gameTottenham's Hugo Lloris 

As captain for both club and country, Lloris will be feeling the effects of the past few months more than most but will need to refocus and put his woes behind him quickly with the new campaign fast approaching.

The Frenchman didn’t have his best season for Spurs last term, with several high-profile errors along the way, but he remains one of the world’s best goalkeepers and will be vital for Mauricio Pochettino once against next season.

Tottenham will be looking to build upon a successful year and with a return to the Champions League on the horizon, excitement is building at White Hart Lane.

Athletic Bilbao's Carlos Gurpegi in action against AZ Alkmaar's Vincent JanssenAthletic Bilbao's Carlos Gurpegi in action against AZ Alkmaar's Vincent Janssen

The Lilywhites have quickly moved to improve the squad with the signing of Victor Wanyama and the seemingly imminent arrival of Vincent Janssen – as reported by the Daily Mail – but that is unlikely to be the end of their dealings.

Most strongly linked are Mario Gotze and Georginio Wijnaldum, with the latter now more likely according to the London Evening Standard, and it seems evident that Spurs are keen to improve their attacking midfield options ahead of their return to Europe’s top table.

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