Karren Brady comments on Son Heung-min and Marko Arnautovic

Vice chairman Baroness Karren Brady of West Ham United addresses the assembled Media for The Players' Project Launch at London Stadium on November 7, 2018 in London, England.

Son Heung-min and Marko Arnautovic are important players for Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United respectively.

Vice-Chairman of West Ham United Baroness Karren Brady  at the Players' Project Launch  at London Stadium on November 7, 2018 in London, England.

Karren Brady has suggested in The Sun that there is no point in West Ham United complaining about prior interest in Marko Arnautovic.

Likewise, the West Ham vice-chairman wrote about Tottenham Hotspur ace Son Heung-min, using both footballers as examples of an increasingly global game.

In January, the West Ham ace’s brother and representative, Danijel Arnautovic, told talkSPORT that the 29-year-old wanted to leave the London club for China in the January transfer window.

Nothing materialised, and the Austria international - who can operate as a forward or as a winger - remains part of Manuel Pellegrini’s team.


West Ham vice-chairman Brady believes that there is no point in the Hammers complaining about Chinese interest in the Arnautovic.

Brady also gave her take on Son playing for Tottenham and scoring goals, with the South Korea international having moved to the North London outfit from Bayer Leverkusen in 2015.

Brady wrote in The Sun: “Agents and scouts are the propulsive figures. From desert sheikhdoms to Pacific atolls the obsession with football, accelerated by TV and its ladles of cash, is bringing all sorts of countries into play.

“Son Heung-min from South Korea scores goals for Spurs while Marko Arnautovic was tempted to leave West Ham because a Chinese club were dangling wads of Yuan.

“This is not necessarily all good, clean fun but, unless if breaks the law it is no use complaining.”

Marko Arnautovic of West Ham United in action as a second half substitute during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and West Ham United at Selhurst Park on February 9, 2019 in...


According to WhoScored, Son, 26, has made 15 starts and five substitute appearances in the Premier League for Tottenham so far this season, scoring 11 goals and providing five assists in the process.

Arnautovic has made 17 starts and one substitute appearance in the Premier League for West Ham so far this campaign, scoring seven goals and providing two assists in the process, according to WhoScored.

Heung-Min Son of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Carabao Cup Fourth Round match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at London Stadium...

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