KARACHI: Tottenham Hotspur’s ahead Son Heung-min might require surgical procedure to stabilise a fracture close to his left eye which is why his participation within the FIFA World Cup 2022 is unsure.
The 30-year-old was harm on Tuesday throughout Tottenham’s 2-1 victory towards Marseille within the Champions League.
“Following surgical procedure, Son will start rehabilitation with our medical employees and we will replace supporters additional sooner or later,” mentioned a Spurs assertion.
On November 24, South Korea will play its opening World Cup match towards Uruguay.
Son’s operation date and the size of time the previous Bayer Leverkusen ahead could be out of motion haven’t been introduced by Tottenham.
It should be famous that, regardless of breaking his nostril and eye socket within the 2021 Champions League closing, Manchester Metropolis’s playmaker Kevin de Bruyne participated for Belgium within the postponed 2020 European Championship 19 days later.
Son has 104 appearances and 35 targets for his nation, which is in Group H in Qatar with Uruguay, Ghana, and Portugal.
The harm is a setback for Spurs within the close to time period as they go to Liverpool within the Premier League on Sunday.
The crew led by Antonio Conte is presently third within the standings, 5 factors behind leaders Arsenal regardless of having performed yet one more sport.
Earlier than the World Cup break, they’ll play away at Nottingham Forest within the third spherical of the Carabao Cup on November 9 after which host Leeds United at house on November 12.
Son’s play has been questioned this season, nevertheless on September 17, he scored a hat-trick after changing one other participant within the 6-2 victory over Leicester Metropolis, and on October 12, he scored twice towards Eintracht Frankfurt within the Champions League.