Son Heung-min (Tottenham) expressed his intention to stay in the team in a roundabout way, saying he wanted to score more goals while wearing a Tottenham uniform.
In an interview with the British media Independent on the 17th (local time), Son Heung-min said, “I want to rank higher in Tottenham’s career scoring record,” and “I think I can play for a few more years. I will do my best,” he said.
Son Heung-min succeeded in scoring in the 31st round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-23 season against Bournemouth held at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England on the 15th, and scored the 143rd goal for Tottenham. Son Heung-min, who joined Tottenham in 2015, scored 101 goals in the league alone, and scored 42 goals in the UEFA Champions League, Europa League, England Football Association (FA) Cup, and EFL Cup. With this, he was named 6th in Tottenham’s all-time scoring list along with English national striker Jermaine Defoe.
Son Heung-min said,안전놀이터 “It is an honor to be compared to Tottenham’s legend, Defoe.” He then expressed his affection for his team, saying, “It was a real honor to play for Tottenham.”
If Son Heung-min adds just one more goal, he will be ranked 6th in Tottenham’s total score alone. It can also narrow the gap with Cliff Jones (159 goals), who is fifth in career scoring. Harry Kane (273 goals) holds the top scorer record for Tottenham.