Speaking on a video recently published on his YouTube channel, Alasdair Gold discussed Son Heung-min’s proposed new contract at Tottenham Hotspur.
Since arriving at Spurs from Bayer 04 Leverkusen in what was a £27 million deal back in 2015, Son has gone on to prove himself a huge success at the north London side, scoring 95 goals and providing 52 assists over his 242 appearances for the club.
So far this season, the £67.5 million-rated 28-year-old has already bagged eight goals and provided two assists over his eight Premier League fixtures, averaging a WhoScored match rating of 7.83 – ranking him as Tottenham’s third-best performer in the top flight.
Seemingly as a reward for this fine form, reports have emerged which claim that Spurs are looking to offer the South Korean a new deal at the club, despite the fact his current contract does not expire until the summer of 2023.
And, this contract situation of Son was one subject of conversation on a recent video Gold posted on YouTube, in which the journalist had only positive things to say about the progression of the talks between the winger and the club regarding his new deal.
He said: “The situation with Son, [it’s] good news in that everyone wants the deal to happen, so it’s not going to be a problem. Son wants to sign a new deal, Spurs want him to sign a new deal, [Daniel] Levy, [Jose] Mourinho – everyone wants him to sign a new deal.
“As far as I’m aware, Spurs would like that to happen in the next seven days. They want it to happen this coming week. Whether it does or not is down to Son and [his] new representatives.
“For Son, while he obviously wants to stay – and like I say, it will happen – this is [the] biggest contract of his career and, potentially, at , his last big contract. It has to be absolutely right, especially as now he’s hitting new levels in his game.
“So, it’s just about dotting the Is and crossing the Ts and just getting it right. But like I say, Spurs would like it to happen in the next week, and hope it will.
“But whether it does or not is very much down to whether [Son is] entirely satisfied with what’s on the table, but I think they’re getting there.”
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TIF Thoughts on Alasdair Gold’s comments regarding Son Heung-min’s proposed new contract…
From Gold’s comments, it is clear that the journalist is of the belief that Son will indeed go on to sign a new deal with Spurs, and exactly when the winger does put pen to paper is just matter of ironing out the details of the contract with the Tottenham board.
Considering the fact that the 28-year-old has consistently impressed for the club over his five-and-a-bit years in north London, averaging a WhoScored match rating of 7.14 over all the Premier League fixtures he has played for Spurs, the fact that it looks as if he will be committing his future to the club is, in our opinion, extremely positive news for everybody involved with Tottenham.