Spurs confirm that two players have jetted abroad for personal reasons

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Tottenham Hotspur have provided an update on Heung-min Son and Steven Bergwijn.

The North London side have revealed that they have given both members of Jose Mourinho’s side to return home to their respective countries despite the current coronavirus pandemic.

Bergwijn, who made the move to Tottenham from PSV Eindhoven in January for £27million will head back to the Netherlands ahead of the birth of his child (BBC).

Son will travel home to South Korea with the club citing personal reasons as to why the 27-year-old will return home.

The Spurs striker only recently jetted back to London from homeland after undergoing surgery to repair his fractured arm which he sustained in the 3-2 win at Aston Vila (Evening Standard).

The club have confirmed that the pair will continue to work on their rehabilitation and fitness while away from London.

Jose Mourinho and his backroom staff are set to hold their first training session tomorrow with the Spurs squad via video link into each player’s home (Football.London).

A statement on the official Spurs site read: “The Club has given permission for both Heung-Min Son and Steven Bergwijn to return to their home countries.

“Sonny has flown back to South Korea for personal reasons, while Steven has travelled to the Netherlands ahead of the impending birth of his child.

“Both players will continue their individual rehabilitation and training programmes during their time away.”

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