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One of José Mourinho’s worst nightmares at Tottenham Hotspur could come true in 2021 …
Which is the word?
According to Central defenseReal Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is ‘interested’ in signing Heung-min Son, as neither Kylian Mbappé nor Mohamed Salah will arrive at the Bernabéu.
They believe the Frenchman dreams of signing the stunning South Korean sensation, but they accept that any deal would far exceed 100 million euros (90 million pounds).
Progress in contract talks with the 27-year-old has slowed in recent weeks due to a change in representation, but Spurs are believed to be poised to offer him an extraordinary deal of £ 200k per week, according to the Telegraph.
Will Heung-min Son sign a new contract or will he leave the Spurs?
He will stay 100%
I could go …
However, Madrid’s interest in Son could throw a wrench in the works, especially since Daniel Levy has done so before. famous a special “partnership” with the La Liga giants after the sales of Luka Modric and Gareth Bale in the past.
the £ 81 million The left winger has firmly established himself among the best players in the Premier League over the past 18 months, bringing home very lucrative attacking gains alongside Harry Kane.
The pair have combined to 13 goals in the Premier League, tying a long-standing record in the top flight set by Blackburn Rovers duo Alan Shearer and Chris Sutton in 1994/95.
They are also three behind Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard for the Record of contributions to the lifetime goals of any couple.
12 of Spurs’ 29 league goals They’ve come from Son too, so it just emphasizes how important their role is under Mourinho right now and while interest in their services was always going to come from their form, it would serve as a cold reminder that they’re still a bit far from the end. Upper level.
Like Darren Bent said Football Insider, an injury to Son could “hugely derail the Spurs season” and the same must be said if he is influenced by the latest transfer interest.
Even in Kane’s absence last season, Martin Keown called the enigmatic inside forward a “revelation” in Match of day 2 [16/02, 10:45pm], which goes to show that in some ways Son is even more important to Spurs as he has moved on without the prolific forward by his side.
We saw how difficult it was to replace Modric all those years ago; no one like Paulinho, Lewis Holtby or Gylfi Sigurdsson could feel that. empty, and perhaps it wasn’t until the arrival of Christian Eriksen that the Spurs finally found that midfielder once again.
The same effect could certainly be repeated if Son swapped north London for Madrid this year.
And in other news, Levy could find his next Ricky Villa in a £ 36 million speed demon …