Report: Tottenham Hotspur interested in Lille goalkeeper Mike Maignan as they eye Hugo Lloris’ replacement

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According to Eurosport reporter Manu Lonjon, Tottenham Hotspur are in talks with Lille goalkeeper Mike Maignan as they get ready for the possibility of Hugo Lloris’ departure.

José Mourinho se prépare à un été agité côtéTottenham
En cas de départ de H Lloris, le club Anglais a entamé des conversations avec M Maignan (LOSC). Put rappel, Nuno Santos, ancien entraîneur des gardiens à Lille, a rejoint Tottenham ces derniers mois.

— Manu ⭐ ⭐ (@ManuLonjon) April 3, 2020

The Spurs captain is currently 33, and while he isn’t anticipated to leave the summer, the club seem getting ready for the future and they see Maignan as a long-lastingreplacement

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The 24- year-old and Tottenham goalkeeping coach Nuno Santos interacted at the Ligue 1 club prior to his departure in November.

The Spurs coach linked up with boss Jose Mourinho 4 months back, and Maignan sent this psychological tweet about him.

J’ai pas les mots put alarming ce que je ressens … Mais merci beaucoup et bonne possibility #crazyman pic.twitter.com/Yb2JbrDyMf

— Mike Maignan (@mmseize) November 20, 2019

A reunion seems on the cards from the appearance of things, and Santos would have absolutely advised the young goalie. Lloris stays among the very best keepers in the top-flight, however he has a mistake in him.

On the other hand, Maignan is developing himself as among the very best goalies in France, emerging as the Ligue 1 Goalkeeper of the Year in 2018–19 while likewise making the Team of the Year after yielding simply 30 goals, making 233 conserves consisting of 3 from the area and keeping 17 tidy sheets.

Former Lille boss Marcelo Bielsa dropped the skilled Vincent Enyeama for Maignan at the start of the 2017–18 season, and has actually considering that ended up being a force to consider, making a call-up to the French national team in 2015.

Could Mourinho follow Bielsa’s lead and drop Lloris for the Lille star? It should not be eliminated moving forward.

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