Heung-min Son reveals why he asked to leave Tottenham back in 2016

first_img Read More Advertisement Read More / Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Top articles Skip Ad Son played for Hamburg and Leverkusen before joining Spurs (Picture: Getty)Heung-min Son revealed he nearly left Tottenham back in 2016 after telling Mauricio Pochettino he was struggling with life in London.Despite his unhappiness at the time, Son stayed put and decided to give it another go, much to the delight of Spurs fans.Since joining from Bayer Leverkusen back in 2015, he’s grown into one of the most important players for the club, bagging 63 goals in 174 appearances.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityThis season he’s been a resounding success again, scoring 16 goals to helping Spurs stay within touching distance of winning the Premier League title.ADVERTISEMENT Read More 1/1 Full Screen Comment Manchester United captain Harry Maguire ‘I came close to leaving,’ Son told the Evening Standard. ‘I went to the gaffer’s office and told him I didn’t feel comfortable and wanted to leave for Germany.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘The gaffer trusted me and I am so grateful.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘He made my dream come true. I am more than grateful [to him] — it is difficult to say. I have worked four years with the gaffer. It is just amazing.‘I think I am the happiest guy in the world, especially in the Premier League. It is an honour to play in the Premier League.’Tottenham’s next fixture is against Arsenal on Saturday before a game against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Tuesday.MORE: What Pochettino has told Levy amid Man Utd and Real Madrid linksWill Spurs finish in the top four?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your results Heung-min Son reveals why he asked to leave Tottenham back in 2016center_img Coming Next About Connatix V67539 Metro Sport ReporterFriday 1 Mar 2019 12:54 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE PLAY SPONSORED by Metro Video Settings Read More Read More 1 min. story Skip Advertisementlast_img

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