Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has dropped a hint that he would have been open to the possibility of moving to Manchester United this summer, according to the Daily Express.
The Express claims the France international was mooted as a possible replacement for David de Gea, should he have completed his proposed move to Real Madrid this summer.
And now a report in French publication L’Equipe is suggesting that several United board members were keen to stump up the cash for the 28-year-old, only for manager Louis van Gaal to look elsewhere.
Lloris has since spoken to the press about how he would have considered a move away from the north London outfit.
“A lot of things were said and written – there could have been a development there but the desired movement didn’t happen.”
However, despite admitted that he wanted to move on, he has insisted that the failed move would not distract him from having a successful season with Spurs.
“I have a lot of affection for Tottenham. I feel respected, I have a very good relationship with the staff and I’m ready to play the best season possible.”
Lloris joined Spurs from Lyon back in 2012 and has gone on to make 122 appearances for the club across all competitions.
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