Tottenham To Complete £12m Signing Of France Number One Hugo Lloris

Lyon ‘keeper arrives in London to complete move.

Tottenham Hotspur are set to complete the £12m signing of Lyon goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.

The 25-year-old has flown to London to finalise talks with the Premier League giants and will complete a medical in time to face Norwich at White Hart Lane on Saturday.

Earlier in the week, Lyon chairman Jean-Michel Aulas admitted that the Lige 1 outfit had accepted an offer from Tottenham and it was down to Lloris to decide his future.

The France international, who has been captain of his country for over a year, is thought to be excited by the prospect of joining the Londoners.

Current Spurs number one Brad Friedel will remain at White Hart Lane to fight for his place but it is understood that the club will listen to offers for Carlo Cudicini, 38, and Heurelho Gomes, 32, before Friday’s transfer deadline.

Spurs today sold promising young ‘keeper David Button to Charlton, which has reportedly left goalkeeping coach Tony Parks furious.

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is alsop hoping to conclude deals for Fulham’s Moussa Dembele, Yann M’Vila of Rennes and Willian, the Shakhtar Donetsk forward as the club embark on a late £60m plus spending spree.

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