France waiting on Lloris decision, confirms Deschamps

Injured Hugo Lloris will meet up with France's squad for the international fixtures with Germany and the Netherlands, says Didier Deschamps.

Hugo Lloris missed Tottenham's defeat to Watford through injury.   -  Getty Images

Didier Deschamps says France will hold off making a decision on Hugo Lloris' fitness until the Tottenham goalkeeper has undergone tests by the Les Bleus medical staff.

Lloris, who captained France during its successful World Cup campaign in Russia, is a doubt for the UEFA Nations League matches with Germany and Netherlands, having sat out Tottenham's defeat to Watford on Sunday with a thigh injury.

READ: Lloris to miss Tottenham's Watford trip with thigh injury

However, Deschamps has confirmed that Lloris will still meet up with France's squad on Monday, name-checking Montpellier goalkeeper Benjamin Lecomte as a likely replacement should he miss out.

"He has a little muscular problem, he is supposed to be there and he will make an appointment with the medical staff," Deschamps said.

"Benjamin Lecomte? He is one of the reserves who are likely to be called in case of problems."

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