Tottenham Hotspur forward and vice-captain, Harry Kane, missed the trip to Everton on Sunday as he was suffering with a virus.
This meant that Lucas Moura started the game up front, with Heung Min Son on the right-wing, with the two players swapping in the second half.
However, Sonny’s night would end in tears and an early walk down the tunnel after he was sent off for his challenge that led to Andre Gomes’ horror injury.
A combination of Son tripping the Everton man, Gomes’ studs catching in the turf, and Aurier’s late challenge left the player needing surgery on a fracture-dislocation in his ankle.
Son was visibly distraught at the role he played in the injury as he broke down in tears and found it difficult to even stay on his feet.
With Kane not even in the same city, the Spurs striker didn’t see Son until Monday for training, at which point he reveals he gave him a hug and a reassuring message.
Kane said (Football London): “With Sonny, I saw him when I went into training on Monday morning, I gave him a little hug and I told him that it wasn’t his fault. Obviously I know Sonny very well, I know what type of guy he is and I know that that sort of event would have hurt him a lot.”
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