Tottenham captain Son Heung-min says he can’t wait to play with £47.5million deadline-day signing Brennan Johnson.
The 2 gamers could possibly be in direct opposition on Thursday when Johnson’s Wales host Son’s South Korea in a Cardiff pleasant.
After worldwide responsibility, the pair are set to line up in the identical aspect for the primary time as Spurs search to construct on their promising begin beneath Ange Postecoglou at residence to Sheffield United on September 16.
“Brennan is one other new participant. He confirmed his high quality final 12 months at Nottingham Forest and I can’t wait to see him with my eyes,” Son stated of his new team-mate who can be anticipated to fill a number of the targets void left by Harry Kane’s summer season exit.
“He’s an excellent participant and he has an excellent expertise. Welcome to Spurs! I can’t wait to play with him.
“It’s solely been 4 video games and we’re trying to maintain stepping into a optimistic method with our new signing Brennan.
“When he involves Spurs he desires to enhance and go to the following step. He’ll really feel the stress however I can’t wait to have him in our workforce enjoying even higher quick and attacking soccer.”
Son grew to become captain of his nation in 2019 and guided them to the final 16 of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
He was handed the identical function at Spurs following Kane’s departure to Bayern Munich final month.
“It’s an ideal honour and privilege to be captain for membership and nation,” stated Son, who scored a hat-trick in Tottenham’s 5-2 weekend win at Burnley.
“Being a captain just isn’t about phrases. It’s by actions.
“I’ve to show it and present to my team-mates and the workforce that I could be the chief of the workforce on and off the pitch.
“I’ve nice gamers round me with my nation and at Tottenham. It was nice to attain on the weekend.
“However I’m all the time calm and I by no means rush after I’m not scoring for just a few video games as a result of I’ve 10 gamers behind me and that’s why all of us love soccer. They assist me to change into a greater particular person, participant and captain.”
South Korea are managed by former Tottenham hero Jurgen Klinsmann and the World Cup winner believes they’ll finish their trophy drought beneath new boss Postecoglou.
Spurs haven’t received a trophy for the reason that 2008 League Cup.
The previous Germany striker stated: “Everyone knows what’s taking place within the league and the way dominant Man Metropolis is for the time being and the way troublesome it’s.
“I take a look at final 12 months and Arsenal have been wonderful however I see a workforce that isn’t much less high quality than Arsenal on this Spurs aspect.
“They’ve a unbelievable coach now, a supervisor who is an effective individuals particular person and why can’t they shock lots of people this 12 months?
“Son’s objective and his team-mates’ objective is to win trophies. It’s been a very long time for Spurs however you begin yearly with this objective and ambition in thoughts. The gamers and coach have that.
“I’m a follower and I maintain my fingers crossed as certainly one of their greatest followers. I hope they’re profitable and win one thing.”