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Could Arsenal be a destination for Hugo Lloris?

The Spurs goalkeeper said he wants to play Champions League football. Arsenal can offer him some Champions League football.

He'd look happier with a Fly Emirates logo across his chest, don't you think?
He'd look happier with a Fly Emirates logo across his chest, don't you think?
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In a Guardian article which posted today, Tottenham Hotspur and French international goalie Hugo Lloris is reportedly interested in moving to a new team next season if the Spurs do not achieve Champions League football, despite signing a five-year deal last July. Given that Spurs currently sit seven points below 4th place Manchester City with five matches remaining in the season, it seems unlikely that Spurs will make it to the top rung of UEFA competition for the 2015-16 season.

The article notes that PSG is a possible suitor for Lloris's services, though the article also notes that should Manchester United's David de Gea find a home with a certain Spanish squad next year, Lloris could theoretically move to Old Trafford. However, given Arsenal's French contingent and its likelihood of returning to Champions League play next year, Arsenal could emerge as a potential destination for the 28-year-old (though Spurs chairman Daniel Levy may not be so keen on selling a player of Lloris's caliber to the Bitter Rivals, regardless of how much Lloris agitates for a move). Due to a knee injury suffered in March, Lloris has been spelled by the 31-year-old Michel Vorm in recent weeks.

In other Spurs news which might delight Arsenal fans, the Evening Standard is reporting (perhaps not authoritatively) that the team is looking to offload £90 million of not-so-great this summer, including Roberto Soldado, Paulinho, and Etienne Capoue.