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Lloris apologises for drink-driving incident

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English side Tottenham Hotspur and on Tuesday admitted to making a mistake after he was arrested on drink-driving charges last month.

"Just like every man, I have a private life. I made a mistake and I have to accept it," told

"I have to stay focused on what is the most important thing, in my mind -- that's the pitch. I have the support of my family and my friends. And I still want to go out onto the pitch to enjoy myself and continue improving," he added.

is scheduled to appear at on Wednesday on charges of drunken driving.

The winner was stopped by police in central on August 24 where he failed a breathalyser test. Lloris was out with Arsenal and teammates and

Lloris added that he does not intend to leave Tottenham in the near future and is keen to honour his contract, which is through the 2021-22 season.

"You don't control everything. I'm focused on what I do daily with Tottenham. The most important thing for me is to enjoy myself every day, whether that be at training or learning from my coach," the 31-year-old expressed.

"I have a very special relationship with You try to contribute to the club's success and to improve every year. I'm very happy where I am," Lloris added.



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First Published: Tue, September 11 2018. 18:18 IST