“Son Heung-min is the world’s most underrated player” The Guardian, UK
Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur.
“Son Heung-min (Tottenham) is one of the most underrated players.”
Son Heung-min is not getting the credit he deserves, according to the British
newspaper The Guardian, 토토 which highlighted Asian players who are showing
competitiveness in the English Premier League (EPL).
The Guardian reported on Thursday that Wataru Endo (Japan), who recently joined
Liverpool, could be more successful than Moises Caicedo (Ecuador), who moved to
Chelsea from Brighton for a huge fee.
Endo, who was the captain of Stuttgart in the German Bundesliga, recently moved to
Liverpool for a transfer fee of £16.2 million. Chelsea, on the other hand, have acquired
a defensive midfielder like Endo in Kaysedo for a whopping £115 million.
The Guardian criticized Chelsea for “overpaying” for Kaysedo. “Some have called the
move a panic buy. Others have even mentioned shock mixed with despair.”
“Asian players are still underestimated,” 안전놀이터 said the Guardian, noting that Endo
was brought in by Liverpool after performing well in the Bundesliga, but has been
overshadowed by Caicedo.
“If Endo had been an Argentine, German, or French player, he would have been
celebrated even more,” the publication said.
The Guardian similarly mentioned Son Heung-min and Kaoru Mitoma (Brighton), two of the best players in the EPL.
The idea is that despite their success in the EPL, they don’t get the same amount of attention because they’re Asian.
“Son and Mitoma don’t get the respect they deserve for their hard work and talent,”
the publication said, noting that Son in particular is often described as the world’s
most underrated player.
“Asia is still not seen as a place where good players come from, and Japan is not
universally regarded as a soccer powerhouse,” the Guardian explained.
Meanwhile, Son Heung-min, who joined Tottenham in 2015, has been a consistent performer for the team. He has scored 103 goals in 270 EPL appearances.
He was the EPL’s joint top scorer (Golden Boot) in the 2021-22 season and won the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Puskas Award in 2020. 스포츠토토 He was named Tottenham’s captain for the 2023-24 season.