Lloris: Mbappe, Lemar are ‘fantastic’ talents

Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has backed French compatriots Kylian Mbappe and Thomas Lemar to make their mark on world football.

Mbappe and Lemar have both been linked with moves to the Premier League, and Lloris has not been surprised by the attention the Monaco pair has received.

Lloris believes the youngsters coming out of France have great talent, but added that they may need more time to mature.

“The Premier League is very exciting," said Lloris, according to Goal. "All the Premier League clubs have the capacity and the ability to sign the best players in the world.

“In France, we used to have a lot of talented players and it’s true that the new generation are fantastic, but we need to give them time to get the right maturity.

"But, as they showed this week (in France's 3-2 win over England), they are ready to compete at the best level. Let’s see what will happen in the Premier League.”