BBC pundit Chris Sutton has slammed Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris after he made an enormous blunder within the membership’s most up-to-date defeat.
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It was a day to overlook within the Premier League on Sunday for Spurs as they have been soundly overwhelmed in entrance of their very own followers by Unai Emery’s Aston Villa.
Objectives from Emi Buendia and Douglas Luiz have been sufficient to seal the 2-0 house defeat and the French shot-stopper did not cowl himself in glory for the opening effort.
Certainly, Luiz tried his luck from properly over 30 yards however he didn’t hit his strike cleanly because it flew down the center of the objective. Nonetheless, Lloris did not take care of it, fumbling the ball and permitting Ollie Watkins to pounce and arrange his teammate.
Whereas speaking about it on BBC Radio Present 606, Sutton didn’t maintain again on his criticism of the Spurs goalkeeper, highlighting his woeful try to forestall the objective
He mentioned of Lloris: “He had a stinker right now for the primary objective.
“A fairly routine shot, straight at him, which he spilt. And Villa labored it properly, Watkins sliding the ball to Buendia.”
Do you suppose Hugo Lloris ought to nonetheless be Spurs’ first alternative goalkeeper subsequent season?
Time for a change?
At 36 years of age now, Lloris has been at Tottenham for a over decade having joined from Lyon again in 2012. Since then, he has gone on to turn into membership captain, proving what an incredible servant he has been.
Nonetheless, this newest mistake is a reminder that he’s getting on a bit and it might be time for a change within the close to future. Again in December, former goalkeeper Paul Robinson prompt that Leeds United goalkeeper Illan Meslier might be an ideal substitute.
Certainly, he advised MOT Leeds Information: “From a Tottenham perspective, I’d love for them to check Leeds with a bid and attempt to signal him.”
Lloris, who was given a 3/10 for his show by Alasdair Gold, was in fact not too long ago away in Qatar on the World Cup and misplaced the ultimate with France and so should still be affected by some psychological and bodily fatigue from the match.
Even so, at his age, he can’t afford to make many extra high-profile errors if he desires to stay at Spurs for the long run.