Tottenham players past and present, Heung-Min Son and Massimo Luongo, nominated for prestigious award

Tottenham Hotspur fans may be interested to see two of the three short-listed players for the AFC's International Player of the Year.

As reported by the London Evening Standard, Tottenham Hotspur forward Heung-Min Son has been shortlisted for the Asian Football Confederation’s International Player of the Year, with a former Spurs player also in the running.

Along with South Korean international Son, Australian star Massimo Luongo has been named on the list, and Tottenham fans may well remember him from his time at White Hart Lane between 2011 and 2013.

Luongo never made a first-team appearance for Tottenham despite his considerable talent and now he is on the books at Queens Park Rangers having previously excelled at Swindon Town.

Son recently returned to action following a spell on the side-lines and the 23-year-old already looks like being a bargain after scoring three goals and providing two assists in 10 Spurs appearances to date.

Tottenham had the option to buy back Luongo when he was at Swindon for just £400,000 (as reported by The World Game) and their decision not to may be one they ultimately regret if he goes on to fulfil his considerable potential.

But with Son and co. at White Hart Lane, Tottenham fans have plenty to smile about regardless.

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