The French goalkeeper suffered the problem in Sunday’s 1-0 win over Manchester City.
As Manchester City stand charged with breaching financial rules, some in the game are considering the wider implications of removing them entirely
The French goalkeeper suffered the problem in Sunday's 1-0 win over Manchester City and will spend a sustained period on the sidelines. Scans showed he sustained ligament damage following a challenge late in the game, though Lloris is not expected to need surgery. Fraser Forster will now step up to the number one position as Spurs enter a pivotal part of their season over the next few weeks.