Could Paulo Gazzaniga replace Hugo Lloris at Spurs?

Crystal Palace's French midfielder Mamadou Sakho (L) shoots but fails to score against Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga during the English Premier League football...

Tottenham Hotspur have a brilliant second-in-command to Hugo Lloris already.

Paulo Gazzaniga of Tottenham Hotspur during the Tottenham Hotspur training session at Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre on April 05, 2019 in Enfield, England.

The Sun claimed this past weekend that Paris Saint-Germain could look at signing Tottenham Hotspur captain Hugo Lloris this summer.

The big-spending French outfit will need a long-term replacement for Gigi Buffon and it looks like the Spurs goalkeeper might be on their radar.

Lloris is obviously a big player for Tottenham and on the face of it you'd think that Mauricio Pochettino needs a big-name replacement.

But is that really the case?

 

A lot of Spurs supporters are big fans of Lloris's understudy Paulo Gazzaniga.

In fact, you could even argue that the Argentine was unlucky not to stay as the Lilywhites' number one, even after Lloris returned from injury last season.

When called on, Gazzaniga, who started six games under Pochettino last term, impressed in a big way and it'll be interesting to see whether the Tottenham boss - who comes from the same town in Argentina as his goalkeeper - will finally give him the gloves if Lloris moves on.

Whatever happens, the North Londoners will need at least one other keeper this summer after releasing Michel Vorm, but Pochettino need not spend millions upon millions of getting a household name if Lloris goes too.

Paulo Gazzaniga of Tottenham Hotspur during the Carabao Cup Semi-Final Second Leg match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge on January 24, 2019 in London, England.

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