Rio Ferdinand has revealed that he would rather pay to watch Son Heung-min rather than his strike partner Harry Kane.

Kane has had an impressive start to the season, having scored eight times in nine Premier League games so far (Transfermarkt), with the striker looking on course to having the most prolific season of his career if he keeps up his current rate of scoring.

Son, on the other hand, has not been at his best at the start of the season, even though it seemed like the South Korean had turned a corner when he netted a 13-minute hat-trick in the 6-2 win over Leicester City ahead of the international break last month.

However, those goals have not quite proved enough for the 30-year-old to click into gear, with the forward putting in lacklustre displays in the North London derby and the Champions League clash against Eintracht Frankfurt last week.

Son partnered Kane up front against Brighton on Saturday as Antonio Conte shifted to a 3-5-2 and the pair combined again for the solitary goal of the game, with the former Bayer Leverkusen man’s shot/cross being flicked into the net by the England captain.

Reacting to Tottenham’s deadly duo combining for a goal again over the weekend, Ferdinand said on his YouTube channel Rio Ferdinand presents FIVE: “They’re the best duo in Premier League history.

“If I had to pick one I’d probably take Son, but it depends what you want though. I would pay to see Son more. I think they’re both so great though. They’re so different. 

“It’s like saying when who was better Salah or Mane. It depends what my team needs. If I was City before Haaland came, I take Kane. But Son was the top goalscorer last season.”

Spurs Web Opinion

Son is a top player who I absolutely adore but only people who do not watch Tottenham regularly can even consider picking the South Korean over Harry Kane.  Kane is a much more well-rounded player and arguably the best in the world in his position. 

The fact that he does not have the electric pace or dribbling ability of Son is perhaps why people who do not watch the England captain regularly, are not as inspired by him. However, if you offered all the top managers in the world a choice between the two, I have no doubt that almost all of them will pick Kane.

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