Harry Redknapp talks up Tottenham signing Heung-Min Son

The Tottenham Hotspur winger has been backed by the club's former manager.

Former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has heaped praise on Heung-Min Son and believes the 'really interesting signing' could give Harry Kane the support he needs up front at White Hart Lane, according to his regular column in the London Evening Standard.

Son moved to north London after a big-money switch from the Bundesliga and Redknapp has been impressed by what he's read about the South Korean.

Indeed, he told the Standard: "Tottenham are a striker short now and Kane needs support but he might get it from Son Heung-Min.

"All the reports I’ve had about him tell me he’s a very good player. He could be a really interesting signing but he’ll need to be now."

With perfect timing, Son netted a hat-trick for South Korea on Thursday afternoon - although it was only during a heavy win over Laos.

But the former Bayer Leverkusen star has proved during his career that he has an aptitude for goals. What he needs to do now, of course, is score goals for Tottenham in the Premier League - something many can't adapt enough to do.

Son and Clinton Njie's versatility should boost Kane up front for Spurs. But the need for a Saido Berahino type player - someone who is more of a natural forward than simply going up front as his second choice - was obvious considering the fact Tottenham were still in for him after signing the duo.

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