SON CAN BE A TOTTENHAM HERO - POCHETTINO
The club's new signing followed up his midweek
double in the Europa League with the winner at
White Hart Lane as the hosts overcame Alan
Mauricio Pochettino believes Son Heung-min
can become a Tottenham hero after he scored
the only goal of the game in their Premier
League win over Crystal Palace .
The South Korea international scored twice as
Pochettino's men came from behind to beat
Qarabag 3-1 in the Europa League on Thursday
and was on target again in Sunday's 1-0
triumph over Palace at White Hart Lane.
Son raced away on the left to score the game's
only goal as Tottenham made it five matches
without defeat in all competitions.
The coach lauded his new signing's impact and
suggested that his attributes could see him go
on to achieve great things with the north London
"[Can Son be] Another hero? Yes, why not!"
Pochettino told reporters.
"Against Qarabag he scored twice and now he
scored the winning goal. The energy he showed
was amazing and because of that I think our
supporters are very happy with him.
"Son is a player that we followed for a long time.
He can play in lots of different positions in
"At all clubs, when you sign a player the
expectation is big, and I'm happy because he's
scored twice on Thursday and again today.
"We wanted to sign him because it's a profile
that we like. He shows a lot of energy and
presses high with a high tempo, and this is one
of the skills he has."
The Argentinian also revealed that Son
endeared himself to his new colleagues by
sharing cuisine from his native South Korea with
"You can see he's a very friendly boy and after
one week with the team he brought very good
Korean food to the training ground. It shows
he's a very friendly, very humble person,"
"It was very good. It's between Chinese and
Japanese. I had a lot, a big dish."
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