Tottenham keeper out until next year
France international and Tottenham goalkeeper Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris will he won’t be back on the pitch in 2019 according to France coach Didier Deschamps said on Monday.
Deschamps speaking to the media revealed that the Tottenham star will be out for a long period of time after his injury.
“It is difficult to say exactly how long he will not be available,” said Deschamps as France players gathered for their next Euro 2020 qualifying matches against Iceland on Friday and Turkey three days later.
“What matters to us right now is that he will not be with us for this round of games or for the next.”
“Almost certainly, he won’t be back on the pitch in 2019,” said Deschamps.
“Our club captain was stretchered off as a result of the injury and will now return to London this evening after being assessed at a local hospital.
“Assessment will continue this coming week to ascertain the full extent of the injury and the length of time he will require to undergo rehabilitation.”