Premier League: Bad news for Tottenham Hotspurs as Son picks up knock on international duty- Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-min will play no part in South Korea’s World Cup qualifier against Lebanon on Tuesday due to a calf injury, the Korea Football Association (KFA) said hours before the game.
The Korean skipper played the full 90 minutes in the goalless draw against Iraq on Thursday but has since strained his right calf.
Son Heung Min is injured and OFF from South Korea’s World Cup qualifier against Lebanon. A worrying situation for @SpursOfficial as well.
— 이성모 (Sungmo Lee) (@inlondon2015) September 7, 2021
“Heung-min felt discomfort in his right calf after training on the 6th, and as a result of the test, he was excluded in order to protect the player,” the KFA said in a statement.
If Son doesn’t recover in time, he is likely to miss Spurs’ trip to Crystal Palace on Saturday. It will be a huge blow for Nuno Espirito as the South Korean has been in amazing form in the starting 3 games.