Lloris suffers fractured wrist, questionable for Spurs opener vs. Manchester United


The good news for Tottenham Hotspur is that goalkeeper Hugo Lloris remains at White Hart Lane with his five-year contract despite this busy transfer window.

The bad news is that Spurs’ No. 1 keeper has broken his wrist and could meet the start of the season, because wrists are quite important in catching and parrying shots.

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Spurs didn’t specify when the injury occurred, besides “during the closed season”.

From Tottenhamhotspur.com:

The France goalkeeper will continue to work alongside the First Team squad to build up his fitness in a bid to be ready for the start of the season.

Our medical team will continue to monitor his rehabilitation and progress during pre-season.

Tottenham opens the 2015-16 season with Manchester United on Aug. 8, followed by Stoke City, Leicester City and Everton.

Fortunately, Spurs do have very good insurance in ex-Swansea goalkeeper Michel Vorm, but he’s their only other senior goalkeeper under contract.