Pundit reveals concern as one Tottenham star has ‘not got going’ this season

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Jamie O’Hara has argued that Tottenham Hotspur winger Son Heung-Min has not got going in the Premier League yet this season, which is a concern. 

Son has only been able to register one assist and no goals in the opening three matches of the season, despite having numerous good chances in the final third (Transfermarkt).

The South Korean has huge expectations on his shoulders following his impressive spell last year, which saw him win the Premier League Golden Boot alongside Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah (Premier League official).

However, Son has not been in a similar form this time around and was substituted in both games against Chelsea and Wolverhampton Wanderers, despite Tottenham still searching for goals.

With Richarlison providing competition for a place in the starting XI, things could get a little tricky for the South Korean if he fails to find form in the coming weeks.

Son was arguabky at fault for Kalidou Koulibaly’s goal in the London derby against Chelsea earlier this month as the 30-year-old failed to close down the defender from a corner.

However, Son was crucial in Tottenham’s winner against Wolves this weekend, swinging in the corner kick that resulted in Harry Kane’s goal.

While O’Hara believes the winger has not been at his best in the opening three league fixtures, he backed Son to eventually find his feet and remind people what a world-class talent he is.

Speaking on talkSPORT (6:10 am, August 22, 2022), O’Hara said: “He is still a world-class player, I am not going to change my opinion on that after two weeks of the season.

“He has just not got going yet. Sonny has not got going yet, and that’s just a little bit of a concern for me. I am sure he will find his feet. He gets a couple of goals, and he will be back in business.”

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There is no doubt that the 2021-22 PL season was one of Son’s best campaigns, looking at his level of output. He scored 23 goals and also assisted nine times from 35 appearances during that period (Transfermarkt) which is hugely impressive.

Perhaps the pressure has got to the Tottenham attacker due to the increased expectation, or maybe he’s just having one of his out-of-form patches. Either way, I’m sure Richarlison will push him to find his feet again in no time.

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