Tottenham's Hugo Lloris charged with drink-driving
By Sky Sports News
Last Updated: 24/08/18 5:51pm
Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris has been charged with drink-driving.
The World Cup-winning goalkeeper, 31, was charged following a routine patrol stop in the early hours of Friday morning.
According to a Metropolitan Police statement, the Frenchman was stopped in Gloucester Place, Marylebone, central London.
"Hugo Lloris, of East Finchley, north London, was bailed to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on September 11," the statement read.
A Tottenham spokesman said: "The club takes matters such as this extremely seriously and it will be dealt with internally."
Lloris is understood to have arrived home at 11am on Friday morning and did not train with Tottenham in the afternoon. It is not clear whether he will play against Manchester United, live on Sky Sports on Monday.
Lloris joined the north London club from Lyon in 2012 and has made 207 Premier League appearances and kept 74 clean sheets.
He has won more than 100 international caps and captained his country to World Cup glory in Russia, with France beating Croatia 4-2 in the final.