Son Heung-min Returns to Korea as Season Wraps up

  • By Mun Hyun-wung

    July 29, 2020 10:22

    Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur arrives at Incheon International Airport on Tuesday. /Newsis

    Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur returned to Korea on Tuesday following the end of the English Premier League season.

    On the previous day, he left a message for fans in English and Korean on his Instagram account.  "Thank you for your support during the 19/20 season. I think we learned a lot during the difficult season. I'm going to rest well and prepare for the next season more strongly."

    He is planning to rest here until September.

    Son had an excellent season, scoring 11 goals and 10 assists in 30 league matches.

    He has amassed a total of 53 goals in the EPL, becoming the first Asian player not only to achieve the milestone, but also to set the record of over 10 goals and 10 assists in a single season.

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