The South Korean FA has confirmed that Tottenham’s outfielder, Son Heung-min, has suffered an damage to his calf that may exclude him from his nation’s assembly with Lebanon on Tuesday.
Son performed 90 minutes in Thursday’s 0-0 draw and was anticipated to do the identical towards Lebanon, with South Korea already catching up of their World Cup qualifying marketing campaign.
Unfortunately, they should go into Tuesday’s sport with out their talisman as a result of Son’s title was nowhere to be seen when KFA introduced their match day squad.
According to Naver, Son has been dominated out after struggling a calf damage in coaching, which can make everybody at Tottenham sweat as nicely as these concerned in South Korea’s setup.
There isn’t any point out of the severity of Son’s issues, nevertheless it’s clearly unhealthy sufficient to hold him out of Tuesday’s sport, so his involvement in Spurs’ upcoming Premier League video games additionally appears questionable.
Spurs return to the league with a gathering with Crystal Palace on Saturday, earlier than touring to France for a Europa Conference League match with Rennes – a match Son would most likely have rested anyway.
Manager Nuno Espirito Santo has larger fish to fry in the approaching weeks as Spurs will host Chelsea on September 19 earlier than heading to the Emirates Stadium to face Arsenal later this month.
Son has been in spectacular kind to this point this season and scored two objectives in his aspect’s first three league matches, each of which occurred to be match winners towards Manchester City and Watford.
It goes with out saying that dropping Son can be a giant blow for Nuno. While Harry Kane appears to be in form and capturing once more after his disrupted begin to the season, Spurs actually don’t have any different out-and-out purpose scorers within the squad.
Should Son miss any of those video games, it may very well be a likelihood for younger Bryan Gil to step up. The Spaniard, who got here from Sevilla this summer time, has impressed in his restricted minutes to this point and can have the chance to show himself on an even bigger stage.