Tottenham Hotspur journalist Alasdair Gold has relayed and reacted to a ‘hopeful’ injury update before Arsenal involving goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.
The Lowdown: Huge occasion…
The north London derby is soon upon Lilywhites supporters with kick off just hours away.
Where will Spurs finish in the Premier League?
Both sides are currently flying high in the Premier League as this mouth-watering, top of the table clash re-commences club football action after a long-winded international break.
Antonio Conte’s side are one of just two teams yet to taste defeat this season with the other being English champions Manchester City.
However, Spurs arguably face their toughest test yet as they travel to face their arch rivals at the Emirates Stadium.
Mikel Arteta’s team sit top of the league and have dropped just three points from their opening seven games, so taking this into account, Conte will need as many star men as possible fit and available.
The Latest: Gold relays ‘hopeful’ Lloris update…
Taking to social media, Spurs reporter Gold has relayed and reacted to an update on mainstay Lloris after he missed France’s UEFA Nations League matches against Austria and Denmark with a thigh injury.
Sharing the news on Twitter, the reporter shares Conte is ‘sounding hopeful’ over the 35-year-old taking part today after his recent issues.
Sharing quotes from Tottenham’s coach in an article, the Italian does state that Spurs ‘hope’ to see him return between the sticks for their biggest match of the campaign so far.
The Verdict: Good news…
Having Lloris back today will be a major boost for Conte and co.
As per WhoScored, the long-serving mainstay is an ever-present in Spurs’ starting eleven and arguable crucial figurehead in huge occasions like this.
Lloris’ experience, if available, could be invaluable for Spurs as they seek to build upon their brilliant start to the campaign with a victory across London.
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