Tottenham signs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris from Lyon

Tottenham has signed France goalkeeper and captain Hugo Lloris

from Lyon for 10 million euros ($12.6 million).

Lyon said on its website Friday that the fee could rise to 15

million euros ($18.7 million) and that Lloris had signed a

four-year contract.

Tottenham confirmed the deal but gave no details on its

website.

The 25-year-old Lloris has played 38 times for France and made

146 appearances for Lyon in Ligue 1, where he twice won the

goalkeeper of the year award. He began his playing career with

Nice.