‘A sickening looking injury’ – Spurs keeper Lloris taken off on stretcher


Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris is substituted early on in Saturday’s Premier League game against Brighton after injuring his arm. …

Hugo Lloris is the captain of Spurs and France

Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris suffered a serious arm injury after his side fell behind to an early goal in the defeat at Brighton on Saturday.

The France international fell awkwardly after failing to hold a Pascal Gross cross in the third minute, with Neal Maupay nodding in the loose ball.

Spurs captain Lloris received oxygen before he was taken off on a stretcher and replaced by Paulo Gazzaniga.

Tottenham went on to lose the game at the Amex Stadium 3-0.

Lloris, who has made eight appearances for Tottenham this season, will now be a doubt for France’s upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Iceland and Turkey.

Defeat was a huge blow for Spurs as they looked to recover from suffering a 7-2 defeat at home to Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday.

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea posted this tweet shortly after the incident
Former England striker Michael Owen expressed his concerns about the seriousness of the injury
BT Sport commentator Des Kelly reported that Lloris was taken to hospital after coming off the pitch

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