Tottenham Hotspur confirmed earlier this morning that Heung-min Son sustained a fracture to his right arm on Sunday.
The 27-year-old was involved in a challenge with Aston Villa defender Ezri Konsa during the opening minute of the match at Villa Park and in hindsight, remarkably managed to play the full 90 minutes.
Son’s decision to stay on the pitch proved to be crucial after he scored twice, including an injury time winner to see all three points return to North London in a 3-2 victory.
Spurs confirmed the news on the official website where they stated that he is expected to be sidelined for a number of weeks after he undergoes surgery this week.
Evening Standard journalist Dan Kilpatrick has taken to Twitter to share that he understands that Son’s injury is significant and he is actually expected to be out for months rather than weeks and all will become clear after he has gone under the surgeon’s knife.
Tottenham are already without Harry Kane, with the striker not expected to return to training until April following hamstring surgery.
#thfc Understand this is a very significant injury. Looking at months rather than weeks but prognosis won't be clear until after surgery.
— Dan Kilpatrick (@Dan_KP) February 18, 2020
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