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The reason for targeting a winger instead of a striker, ‘Son Heung-min’

Tottenham Hotspur is formed centered around Son Heung-min.

'Spurs Web', which specializes in Tottenham news, said on the 30th (Korean time), "Transfer market expert Dean Jones will prioritize winger over center forward this summer because Son Heung-min has proven that he can play as a number 9 striker. “He said,” he said.

He continued, "Over the past few months, Tottenham have been linked with a number 9 striker. The likes of Brentford's Ivan Toni, Feyenoord's Santiago Jimenez, Lille's Jonathan David and Bologna's Joshua Zirkzey have all been mentioned. However, Jones believes Tottenham will focus on a winger and Anger Fo “Coach Stekoglu is supporting the use of Son Heung-min as the number 9 striker,” he added.

According to the media, Jones appeared on the 'Ranks FC' podcast and said, "I think Son Heung-min will play as a central striker. This summer, Tottenham could target a winger rather than a number 9 striker. Son Heung-min has been very effective (so far this season). “Because it was,” he pointed out.

This season, Son Heung-min is playing very well as captain under coach Postekoglou. He takes responsibility for scoring goals with his natural decision-making ability, and embraces his teammates with excellent leadership. It is no exaggeration to say that Tottenham's final ranking depends on Son Heung-min's toes and scoring.

The change in position was significant. At the beginning of the season, Tottenham moved Son Heung-min from the side to the center in place of Harry Kane, who left for Bayern Munich, and Richarlison, who was in a slump. He showed peak decisiveness while working with Brennan Johnson, James Madison, and Dejan Kul-Rusevski.

His recent form is also surprising. After the 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup, the sense of fierceness is maintained even more. 24th round match against Brighton (1 goal), 25th round match against Wolverhampton (silence), 27th round match against Crystal Palace (1 goal), 28th round match against Villa (1 goal assist), 29th round match against Fulham (silence), 2026 International Football Federation ( FIFA) He has 4 goals and 3 assists in 7 games, including the 3rd match against Thailand (1 goal) in the 2nd qualifying round of the Canada-Mexico-USA (North and Central America) World Cup, and the 4th match against Thailand (1 goal).

Striker Son Heung-min's performance is enough to change Tottenham's policy.

Tottenham, which is making a leap to the top 4, will face Luton in the 30th round of the 2023-24 season Premier League (PL), which will be held at midnight on the 31st at the home Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Currently, Tottenham (53 points, 16 wins, 5 draws, 7 losses, 59 goals, 42 losses, +17) is in 5th place.


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