Tottenham locked in Lyon talks over Lloris deal

Tottenham are locked in talks for Lyon goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.
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Tottenham are locked in talks for Lyon goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.

The Daily Mail says Spurs officials have been locked in discussions with Lyon over a summer move, with the French club wanting in the region of £16million to part with the 25-year-old.

New manager Andre Villas-Boas views Lloris - who captained France during Euro 2012 - as the man he wants to be his new first-choice goalkeeper.

Spurs have been encouraged to hear that Lloris would give serious consideration to a move to White Hart Lane should the clubs agree a fee.

Villas-Boas is keen to have the shot-stopper on board by the time Spurs fly out for their pre-season tour of USA, which kicks off against LA Galaxy on July 24.

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