Tottenham completed a deal to sign Heung-Min Son earlier today.
Son joined Spurs on a five-year deal from Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga, and he has told the official club website why he chose to move to White Hart Lane, and what Tottenham fans can expect from him.
The South Korean international said: “Spurs is such a big club and a really good team. My goal has always been to play in the Premier League and I have a great opportunity to do that now with Tottenham. I am also very pleased and honoured to work together with good players such as Harry Kane, Christian Eriksen and all the players at Spurs.
“I like to play a passing game and prefer to work with offensive players who are dominant and can scare the opponents. I am right footed, but I’ve trained with both feet so I can use them freely. Bold and daring – this is how I like to try to play.”
Son arrives in North London as an establish Bundesliga star and a South Korean international with 44 caps to his name.
A winger known for his pace and trickery, Son is also a regular goalscorer, and he will provide some much needed wide-play to Maurico Pochettino’s side.
The signing of Son was a deal which came out of nowhere, having only been reported earlier this week, and he has admitted that he always wanted to play in the Premier League.
Tottenham are the club to give him this opportunity, and he has explained that the chance to play with the likes of Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen was behind his decision to move to White Hart Lane - rather than stay in the Champions League with Leverkusen.
Son fixes a problem in the Spurs team, and his signing is a wise move by Pochettino and Daniel Levy if he can replicate the form he showed in Germany. Of course, there could be issues with adapting to the Premier League, but he looks to be the perfect player for Tottenham’s current set-up, and fans are waiting to see him in action for the Lilywhites.