Hugo Lloris was injured in the third minute at Brighton as Neal Maupay scored the opening goal of the match.Which ended up causing Tottenham to suffer a 3-0 defeat.
However, following more tests conducted on him, it was confirmed that the 32 years old goalkeeper is expected to miss the remaining matches.
According sources of nanansem.com, Tottenham released a statement that read:
“Hugo Lloris has undergone further assessment this morning after sustaining a dislocated elbow in our match against Brighton on Saturday.
“The findings have shown that although surgery will not be required, our Club Captain has suffered ligament damage and is not expected to return to training before the end of 2019.
“Hugo is currently in a brace and will now undergo a period of rest and rehabilitation under the supervision of our medical staff at Hotspur Way.”
The the goalkeeper fell badly trying to prevent the third minute opening goal against his team.
Medics spent five minutes treating Lloris in the goalmouth before carrying him off on a stretcher.
He was said to be screaming in agony as he was put in an ambulance and taken to hospital.but was discharged later and his wife posted a photo online of him recovering at home.
The injury looked so bad. It was widely thought he would need surgery to mend his elbow properly. But it seems that may not be the case after doctors reset it on the day.
Below is a short statement Tweeted be Tottenham: