Son Heung-min admits he’s been an admirer of Ange Postecoglou for quite some time.
So, to get the chance to work under the Australian at Tottenham is an opportunity the South Korean star is relishing.
The forward is itching to get going under Postecoglou at Spurs ahead of the new season.
The 31-year-old admits he’s watched from afar as Postecoglou ran riot in Scotland during his highly successful time at Celtic.
Son was able to pass on his wisdom to fellowIt was in 2015 when Son first crossed paths with Postecoglou though, after his Australia team beat South Korea in the Asian Cup final.
And it is this kind of success achieved by the boss which makes Son excited to feature heavily under him in North London.
He said: “I’m really looking forward to it. When it was announced who the manager was I was really happy about it. We follow the Scottish league and we could see he was dominating it.
“I remember 2015 (and the Asian Cup final) and I’m really looking forward to the fantastic attacking football.”
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The player went on to admit that he’s turned down opportunities to leave Spurs this summer, including an offer from Saudi Arabia.
He added: “Probably if I wanted to go there I would be out there, not here. I love playing football, obviously, money is also important.
“I dream of playing in the Premier League and still a lot of things to do. I’m looking forward to it this season and obviously, especially last season when I suffered physically.”
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