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Tottenham captain Lloris: My stats mean little unless we win trophy

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris says the club deserves silverware.

Lloris will mark eight years with Spurs this new season. He's seven matches from our all-time record European appearances, Steve Perryman's 64, and six from overtaking Ray Clemence and moving into the top three of our all-time goalkeeping appearances, behind legends Ted Ditchburn (452) and Pat Jennings (590).

"The only way to give credit to these numbers is to win something with this club," he told the Spurs website. "I'm looking forward to this more than ever.

“It's the chance to put last season behind us, to start a new season with fresh minds, fresh bodies.

“Of course, it's a short time in pre-season, but we need to adapt. It's the same scenario for all the teams involved in the Premier League.

“We have to make sure we start well. In the last few seasons, we've lost some points in the first few games, and they all count at the end.

“It's good to be at home, but Everton are difficult opponents, very competitive. They have everything, the players, the quality in the squad and a fantastic manager, one of the best in history. It will be an interesting start, and we will be ready."

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