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Hugo Lloris: No clause in Tottenham contract to allow Man United move

Hugo Lloris has told L'Equipe "there is no clause" in his Tottenham Hotspur contract that would allow him to join Manchester United this summer in a cut-price deal, although he added that "you don't know what might happen."

Lloris, 28, has developed into one of the Premier League's best goalkeepers since joining Spurs for £10 million in 2012.

With Mauricio Pochettino's side finishing fifth this season to once again miss out on the Champions League, it has been mooted Lloris would seek to leave White Hart Lane with United most strongly linked to swoop should David De Gea quit the club.

Reports have claimed Lloris, who signed a five-year contract extension through to 2019 a year ago, has a £14.5 million release clause in his deal -- speculation the France captain denied.

"That doesn't correspond to the reality. There is no clause," Lloris, who made 35 league appearances for Spurs last season, said. "With my bosses, I have always liked to have a face-to-face exchange.

"That's important to get to know people, to sense the culture of the club, to understand how it works. When you have the privilege to be able to talk directly with your president, like I do with Daniel Levy, that makes things so much easier. I know what we said to each other, and we have a relationship built on trust."

The former Nice and Lyon goalkeeper did suggest, however, that he will consider his future this summer after three trophyless years at Spurs, but added that if he is still at the club come the start of the 2015-16 campaign, his contribution to the team will be just as big as it always has been.

"You don't know what might happen. There is one important thing: there is a moment to think about yourself, to sit down and reflect, but when that moment has gone and the season starts, you're fully committed to the club's project, to the team," he said.

"No-one has told me how much I'm worth, and I am not even trying to find out. But we're in a period where things sometimes get agitated for nothing, where numbers circulate to sound out the market. It's part of the system."