Son Heung-min was named in South Korea’s squad on Saturday for the Qatar World Cup but it remains to be seen if he will play after a serious facial injury.
Son Heung- min was named in South Korea’s team on Saturday for the Qatar World Cup but it remains to be seen if he’ll play after a serious facial injury. South Korea’s captain and amulet suffered a fracture around his left eye during a titleholders League match for Tottenham and also had surgery last week.” We’re in contact with him and Tottenham’s medical department,” said South Korea’s Portuguese trainer Paulo Bento as he named his team.
” About the exact day he can train with the platoon, we do not have that information,” he said.
” We need to stay, we need to assay day by day his situation.
” We’ve time to decide. The most important( thing is that), he recovers as well as possible, he feels comfortable and also we will take the final decision.”
Bento named a 27th player, forward Oh Hyeon- gyu, who’ll train with the platoon in Qatar and could replace Son if he doesn’t make it.
South Korea‘s opening match is against Uruguay on November 24.
Son, who has scored 35 pretensions in 106 transnational appearances, wrote on social media this week that” I can not stay to represent our beautiful country, see you soon”.
South Korea also play Ghana and Portugal in GroupH.
A South Korean platoon missing Son and other Europe- grounded players beat Iceland 1- 0 in a home friendly on Friday.
On Son Heung- min( Tottenham Hotspur/ ENG), Cho Gue- sung( Jeonbuk Motors), Hwang Ui- jo( Olympiakos/ GRE)
Goalkeepers: Kim Seung-gyu (Al-Shabab/KSA), Song Bum-keun (Jeonbuk Motors), Jo Hyeon-woo (Ulsan)
Defenders: Kwon Kyung-won (Gamba Osaka/JPN), Kim Moon-hwan (Jeonbuk Motors), Kim Min-jae (Napoli/ITA) Kim Young-gwon (Ulsan), Kim Jin-su (Jeonbuk Motors), Kim Tae-hwan (Ulsan), Yoon Jong-gyu (FC Seoul), Cho Yu-min (Daejeon Hana Citizen), Hong Chul (Daegu FC)
Midfielders: Kwon Chang-hoon (Gimcheon Sangmu), Na Sang-ho (FC Seoul), Paik Seung-ho (Jeonbuk Motors), Lee Kang-in (Real Mallorca/ESP), Lee Jae-sung (Mainz/GER), Jeong Woo-yeong (Freiburg/GER), Hwang In-beom (Olympiakos/GRE), Hwang Hee-chan (Wolverhampton Wanderers/ENG), Song Min-kyu (Jeonbuk Motors), Son Jun-ho (Shandong Taishan/CHN), Na Sang-ho (FC Seoul) Know More FIFA News…