Son Heung-min, a forward for Tottenham Hotspur, had six goals in nine games this season, and expectations were high for him to continue his hot streak with South Korea.
There are reservations regarding the 31-year-old’s availability for the match against Tunisia on Friday.
Sports Seoul reports that the groin injury sustained by the Tottenham forward prevented him from participating in yesterday’s workout.
The Korean Football Association [KFA] claims that Son focused on his recuperation and rode a bike indoors before getting a massage.
According to a KFA representative, the most recent actions were preventative and the player is currently “not in pain.”
The same official stated on his participation in the match against Tunisia: “We will hear the team doctor’s final opinion on the 12th and decide whether to participate.”
In the pre-game press conference, South Korea manager Jürgen Klinsmann ought to be more specific about Son’s circumstance. Next week, South Korea will play Vietnam in another friendly match following the match against Tunisia.
After this month’s international break, Tottenham will host Fulham, and Ange Postecoglou and Spurs will be concerned about Son’s health.
They won’t want him to be put in danger during a friendly.
Antonio Conte breaks silence on Tottenham exit and explains “clear choice” on next job
Six months after his shocking departure from Tottenham, Antonio Conte has spoken out about a possible comeback to football management amid rumors of a move to Serie A champions Napoli.
Antonio Conte has discussed a potential comeback to football amid rumors that he may take over as Napoli’s next manager.
After quitting his position at Tottenham after 18 months in north London, the Italian has been out of football for six months. Now that Rudi Garcia is under fire at the Serie A champions, the accomplished and incredibly successful coach is being mentioned as a possible replacement.
After helping Napoli win their first league championship in 32 years, Luciano Spalletti left the team at the conclusion of the previous campaign. Garcia took over as manager after him, but they are off to a disappointing start with just 14 points from their first eight league games and no victories in the Champions League.
Conte participated in a memorial game this week honoring Juventus’ ownership by the Agnelli family for 100 years.Conte, who has kept a low profile since leaving Spurs earlier this year, made his public debut with it.