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Exclusive: Pochettino sets sights on signing Spurs ‘best friend’ he ‘lunched with every day’

Newly-appointed Paris Saint-Germain boss Mauricio Pochettino may raid his former club Tottenham to sign his ‘close friend’ Hugo Lloris, Football Insider can exclusively reveal.

The 48-year-old is assessing his squad and identifying transfer targets after he was confirmed as the new manager of PSG last week.

A Tottenham source has told Football Insider that Pochettino and Lloris “lunched with one another every day” while together at Spurs and had a relationship far closer than that of a player and a manager.

The pair were described as “close friends” amid concerns that the goalkeeper could be tempted by the prospect of a reunion with Pochettino and a return to his native France.

Lloris, 34, has entered the final 18 months of his contract at Spurs and while the club have opened initial talks over a blockbuster new deal, nothing has been agreed. Read from source….