The South Korean footballer could miss at least four matches for Tottenham Hotspur as he defends his country’s colors in the AFC Asian Cup.
The South Korea National will participate in the 2019 edition of the AFC Asian Cup to be played in the United Arab Emirates.
And for Tottenham Hotspur South Korean footballer Son Heung-Min, this means missing at least four matches for his club.
“Of course I feel very sorry because I miss already in September [Asian Games],” he said to Goal.
“I feel sorry for my team-mates, the fans, and the coaching staff.”
“It’s difficult. Sometimes you think it’s a bit sad, but it is also important for my country,” he explained.
“I hope I can keep my form for the national team and when I come back here again as well.”
“I was tired after the Asian Games because in that tournament it was playing after [every] two or three days,” he commented.
“It is very important to be right mentally at the Asian Cup and to come back with a strong mind and be strong physically.”