Former Tottenham midfielder Jamie O’Hara has admitted that he is angered by suggestions that Son Heung-min does not belong among the best players in world football at the moment.
The Spurs forward seems to be finally be getting the credit he deserves from some pundits after the blistering start he has made to the campaign.
Son took home the PFA Player of the Month award for October, which reinforces the form he is currently in.
However, it is fair to say that the 28-year-old often gets ignored in discussions about the best players in the Premier League and is not often mentioned in the same breath as the likes of Mohamed Salah and Kevin De Bruyne.
Jose Mourinho gave a furious response last month when asked if Son should be considered by world-class by suggesting that the South Korean cannot do any more than he does to deserve that title.
O’Hara agreed with the Tottenham boss’ assessment and insisted that it was not even debatable due to the consistency that Son has shown over the years.
When asked by co-host Andy Goldstein whether the forward was world-class, O’Hara told talkSPORT: “Absolutely, yes. He’s got everything. He’s got pace, power and can score goals. For me, I don’t even know this is a debate.
“Even listening to some people say he’s not world-class is winding me up. He’s playing in the best league in the world.
“He has eight goals in eight games this season – two assists – and he’s been doing this for a number of seasons now. He’s consistently one of the best players in the Premier League every season.”
Watch what the Billericay Town manager said about the Tottenham forward below:
🤔 𝐀𝐧𝐝𝐲: “Is Son world class?”
👏 𝐉𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐞: “Absolutely, yes! I don’t know how this is a debate?”
👀 𝐀𝐧𝐝𝐲: “I’d play Son in front of Salah. I don’t know if Salah is world class…”
Is Son world class? Would you play Son over Salah? 🤷♂️ pic.twitter.com/e8Qczx6J9F
— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) November 14, 2020
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