Hugo Lloris reveals his confrontation with Son Heung-min took place because he got irritated by the forward’s inability to press.
Tottenham walked away with all three points from the match against Everton last night, thanks to a first-half own goal by Michael Keane.
Other than Tottenham managing to get back on track, a major talking point of the game was the clash between Hugo Lloris and Son Heung-min.
The Spurs skipper, ranting, charged at his South Korean teammate for not tracking back to defend when Richarlison almost equalized just prior to the half-time break.
Starting as a disagreement, it quickly turned into a fight and the pair had to be separated by their teammates before things got out of hand.
Speaking after the match, Lloris brushed aside the incident saying it was just a heat of the moment thing and that there are no hard feelings between them.
“It belongs in the changing room. Outside, you can say whatever you want. There is a lot of respect between the players in the changing room,” the goalkeeper told Sky Sports.
“What happened between me and Sonny is just something that’s part of football sometimes. But there’s no problem at all.
“To concede a chance a few seconds before half-time because we don’t press properly… yeah, it annoyed me, but it’s part of football. We move on.”