Is Heung-min Son the most underrated current striker?

DECRYPTION – Despite an impressive season, already following another very successful one, the name of the South Korean remains rare in the transfer section or in the various tops.

Do you know who the Premier League’s top scorer is, penalties aside? Instinctively, many will cite the names of Mohamed Salah, Cristiano Ronaldo, Harry Kane, Kevin de Bruyne or Jamie Vardy. So many extremely famous scorers who must however bow behind a South Korean player: Heung-min Son (29 years old). With 17 goals in the game, he does better than the Liverpool duo of Salah and Diogo Jota, each author of 15 goals (20 in total for the Egyptian with the famous penalties). An exceptional performance which does not make the Spurs striker a player as renowned as the others. As if the discretion linked to his character prevented him from taking all the light, he who only hit the headlines for a surreal altercation with Hugo Lloris or his story of compulsory military service in Korea. That’s less in seven years than a Grealish or a Foden in a weekend.

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