Tottenham Hotspur fans react to reports they could lose Son Heung-min for up to two seasons

Fans walk down Wembley way towards the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton at Wembley Stadium on December 26, 2017 in London, England.

The in-form Tottenham Hotspur forward may be called up for National Service.

Serge Aurier of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal witth Heung-Min Son of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and...

Tottenham Hotspur face losing in-form forward Son Heung-min for 21 months to the South Korean army, according to the Sun [March 14th, page 64].

The newspaper reports that all Korean men must complete a period of National Service before their 28th birthday - which for Son is July 2020 - although it claims the Tottenham star could be exempted if he can fire his country to glory in either the World Cup or Asian Games later this year, or the 2019 Asian Cup.

This is not the first time the story has surfaced, however, and curiously follows a run of seven goals and an one assist in four games for Son and an injury to Harry Kane.

An injured Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur holds his ankle during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Tottenham Hotspur at Vitality Stadium on March 10, 2018 in...

Some Spurs fans are therefore not buying it, while others are trying to plot their way out of the situation.

Here's what they're saying on Twitter...











Former Tottenham left-back Lee Young-pyo was excused from South Korean National Service after helping his country to fourth at the 2002 World Cup, which they hosted along with Japan.

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