Son Heung-min is the most underrated player in the world.”
On the 5th, Spanish media ‘AS’ highlighted the topic, “Son Heung-min is the most underrated player in the world.”
He continued, “Son Heung-min has never received global recognition like other stars. Other players receive enormous praise and rewards with less achievements than Son Heung-min. Son Heung-min is always in the background. “He is not even the best in the English Premier League (EPL).”
He pointed out that although Son Heung-min shows consistent performance, he does not receive recognition.
As said, “Son Heung-min has shown an upward curve every year since transferring from Leverkusen to Tottenham Hotspur. Despite this, he always lags behind his rivals,” he noted.
He continued, “Son Heung-min was not recognized even when he was the top scorer in the EPL with Mohamed Salah in the 2021/22 season. It’s difficult to find his name on any list of best players of the season. “It shouldn’t be done like this,” he criticized.
In addition, “Son Heung-min is second in EPL scoring rankings this season, following Erling Haaland. “He is Tottenham’s quiet killer,” he said, highlighting his performance.
After making his name known on the world stage through Leverkusen in the German Bundesliga, Son Heung-min joined Tottenham Hotspur through the summer transfer market in 2015. He has since served as a key resource.
Even in a situation where Tottenham’s head coach is being replaced, Son Heung-min’s position has remained strong and he is always active as a central player.
Son Heung-min’s presence continued, and in the 2021/22 season, he scored 23 goals and became the first Asian player to become the top scorer in the EPL.레고토토
Son Heung-min’s presence is strong this season as well. He is demonstrating leadership both internally and externally as he takes on the Tottenham captain’s armband.
Son Heung-min is said to have sent a text to vice-captain James Maddison before the opening game, suggesting they gather in a circle in front of the away fans to make them feel part of the team.
Madison also admired, “Son Heung-min talked in front of the fans and really got them moving.”
Since then, he has been showing his captaincy by taking the players to say hello to the visiting fans who have been consistently cheering them on and expressing their gratitude.
He is showing off his presence by filling the gap in the front line striker created by the transfer of Harry Kane and Richarlison’s sluggish performance.
In the 4th round match against Burnley, Son Heung-min equalized with a sensational chip shot after confirming that the goalkeeper came out and created space after a pass play with Manor Solomon in the 16th minute of the first half when Tottenham was down 0-1. .
Afterwards, Son Heung-min’s show began. After receiving Solomon’s pass in the 19th minute of the second half, Son Heung-min rushed in and scored the team’s fourth goal and his second of the season through a direct shot.
Son Heung-min’s scoring spree did not stop. In the 22nd minute of the second half, he penetrated into the space behind Burnley’s defense and scored again after receiving a pass from Foro. It was the moment when he achieved his first hat trick of the season.
Son Heung-min achieved his fourth career hat trick against Burnley this season, following Southampton (2020/21 season), Aston Villa (2021/22 season), and Leicester City (2022/23 season).
Son Heung-min also shined in the North London derby against Arsenal. Arsenal hit the net in the 2nd minute of the first half, but were disappointed when offside was declared. Afterwards, in the 22nd minute of the first half, an amazing pass was made from the right side and Johnson showed a threatening shot, but the goalkeeper saved the ball and the attack point record was lost.
However, Son Heung-min was extraordinary. In the 42nd minute of the first half, James Madison opened the scoring with a sensuous touch that slightly changed the direction of a pass given after a mixed situation at the gate. This was the 4th EPL goal this season.
The scoring cannon operation did not stop. In the 10th minute of the second half, Madison stole the ball from Jorginho through pressure, broke through, and launched a counterattack. He gave up a pass, but Son Heung-min scored in a 1:1 situation with the goalkeeper. It was the moment when the 5th EPL goal was scored.
Son Heung-min scored 7 goals in the North London derby against Arsenal. This is more than Robin van Persie, Gareth Bale and Thierry Henry, who scored 5 points.
Son Heung-min also showed off his spirit by scoring 150 goals in total in a Tottenham uniform through multiple goals against Arsenal.
He then scored against Liverpool and achieved the great feat of scoring his 200th goal in Europe.
In the 35th minute of the first half, Son Heung-min pierced Liverpool’s net with a simple touch after receiving a cross from the left flank from Richarlison, who received a ground-breaking pass from James Maddison.
Son Heung-min was nominated for the EPL Player of the Month award for his performance, scoring six goals in four games in September.
Son Heung-min has won Player of the Month awards in September 2016, April 2017, and October 2020. Aiming for the 4th time in total.
Players who have won Player of the Month four times in EPL history include Thierry Henry, Frank Lampard, Alan Shearer, Dennis Bergkamp, and Paul Scholes.