Son Heung-min stalking Mohamed Salah on the list of top scorers in the Premier League 2021/2022. Even so, Son is not obsessed with the Golden Boot.
The 29-year-old winger added to his goal tally after inspiring the win Tottenham Hotspur over Leicester City 3-1 on Sunday (1/5/2022) night WIB. In that match Son contributed two goals and created Spurs’ first goal, which was created by Harry Kane.
Meanwhile, Leicester’s only consolation goal was made by Kelechi Iheanacho when the match entered injury time.
It means Son Heung-min has scored a total of 19 goals in the Premier League this season. Son is second in the list of top scorers, ahead of the Manchester United superstar Cristiano Ronaldo (17 goals), and only lost to Mo Salah | who scored 22 goals for Liverpool.
With the addition of three points from the victory over Leicester, Tottenham are ranked fifth in the standings with 61 points from 34 matches. Spurs are two points behind Arsenal (5) and five points behind Chelsea (3).
After the game Son revealed that his only priority was Tottenham. Son just wants to get away the Lilywhites into the Champions League again after a two season absence.
“It doesn’t matter to me,” Son Heung-min said in BBC Sport. “Scoring a lot is very nice, but you can’t score goals alone. You need your team.”
“If I get a chance then I will try to score a goal,” continued this South Korean football superstar.
“The Golden Boot has always been a dream, but the team is the most important. We want to finish in the Champions League and I want to play in the Champions League.” Son Heung-min.
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