Son Heung-min Injury: Updates on Tottenham Star's Foot and Return

Matt JonesFeatured Columnist

Tottenham Hotspur's Heung-Min Son gestures during their English Premier League soccer match between Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)
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Tottenham's Son Heung-min suffered a foot injury during Spurs' win over Manchester City on Sept. 26, missing a series of domestic and European games. However, he is now back among Mauricio Pochettino's first-team options.

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France Football's Philippe Auclair confirmed Son's return to the matchday squad for Tottenham's trip to the Emirates Stadium.

Lamela's Place Under Threat 

After signing from Bayer Leverkusen in the summer transfer window, Son became an instant hit at White Hart Lane with his elegant and industrious forward play.

Spurs' problems up front have been well documented, with Harry Kane their only natural striker. But Son had been operating in more of a withdrawn role prior to his injury, showing an eye for the goal and no shortage of ambition alongside fellow creator Christian Eriksen.

Erik Lamela has been filling in at the wide-right position in Son's absence but has made little impact in recent weeks. He may find himself dropped to the bench to accommodate his team-mate.


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