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Champions League: Tottenham’s Son Suffers Injury Ahead Of Leipzig Tie

Tottenham Hotspur’s South Korean striker Son Heung-Min/ AFP


Korean star Son Heung-min has fractured his proper arm his membership Tottenham Hotspur mentioned on Tuesday delivering a blow to their hopes of silverware this season and qualifying for the Champions League subsequent season.

The 27-year-old South Korean worldwide ahead suffered the harm within the Three-2 Premier League victory over Aston Villa — during which he scored twice together with the late winner — on Sunday.

Son suffered the harm in a sturdy first-minute problem from Villa’s Ezri Konsa.

The membership didn’t specify how lengthy Son could be out.

Spurs supervisor Jose Mourinho is already with out star striker Harry Kane — sidelined since January with a torn hamstring — and because the membership enters a vital interval. Midfielder Moussa Sissoko is one other long-term casualty.

They host German aspect, Leipzig, in a Champions League Final 16 conflict on Wednesday and play Chelsea in a match that would show pivotal to the fourth and closing Champions League spot.

“Heung-Min Son is to undergo surgery this week after sustaining a fracture to his right arm,” learn Spurs assertion.

“The South Korea worldwide suffered the harm throughout our win towards Aston Villa on Sunday.

“Following surgical procedure, our medical workers shall be reviewing administration choices for Son’s rehabilitation with the participant anticipated to be sidelined for a variety of weeks.”

Son was in a wealthy run of kind having scored in every of the final 5 matches.


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