Tottenham attacker Son Heung-Min has had a stop-start season in North London due to his international commitments.
After playing in the World Cup last summer, Son had to leave for the Asian Games early in the season, a tournament where he guided South Korea to a gold medal.
He then had to jet off again last month to be involved in the Asian Cup, a competition in which his nation were surprisingly knocked out in the quarter-final stage by Qatar.
Son found it hard to build momentum with Tottenham following his return from the Asian Games and as a result his form suffered in the early part of the season.
The 26-year-old didn’t look like his usual self and struggled to find the back of the net. Since November however, the forward has been getting better and better, scoring and creating goals for fun.
He has stepped up to the plate recently just when Spurs really needed him in the absence of Harry Kane and Dele Alli. Sky Sports released a stat that compares Son’s early season form with his current run of form, and the difference is night and day.
⚽️ Heung- Min Son before Nov 24 in PL this season:
7 apps (327 mins played)
1 shot on target, 0 goals
Since Nov 24:
13 apps (1028 mins)
21 shots on target, 11 goals pic.twitter.com/NoEoJZBKRz
— Sky Sports Statto (@SkySportsStatto) February 10, 2019
Spurs fans will be hoping the South Korean continues this good run as they would likely need to win all of their 12 remaining Premier League games to have a shot at the title.
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