Hugo Lloris insists it is a ‘privilege’ to work under Jose Mourinho, saying he feels like there is plenty he can learn from the Spurs boss.
Spurs went in somewhat of a different direction when they opted to appoint Mourinho as the successor to Mauricio Pochettino, the Portuguese’s more pragmatic style of play at odds with what had been seen under the more progressive Argentine.
While Mourinho was once one of the top dogs in football management, his recent spells have seen suggestions that the former Chelsea and Manchester United boss has now fallen behind some of the games leading coaches.
While Spurs captain Hugo Lloris may well be a World Cup winner, lifting the trophy for France two years ago in Russia, he has insisted he is looking forward to learning from a manager who has won trophies at every club he has taken charge of, including 10 during his three spells in English football alone.
“He’s great,” Lloris told Eurosport. “He’s a character. Through the media you can have preconceived ideas, but when you get in touch with him on a daily basis, inside a training centre, I think it’s a privilege.
“He’s coached so many great teams, so many great players. He’s got a lot of experience and a lot of trophies in his cupboard.
“When you’re a player, I think it’s a chance to be at his side because there’s so much to learn.”