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Son Heung-min might need a rest: South Korea’s coach

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South Korea national team and Tottenham Hotspur star Son Heung-min might not play right away in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.

South Korea national team coach Paulo Bento has warned that Tottenham Hotspur’s star Son Heung-min might need some rest.

“After he arrives we will see what we are going to do in the game against China. We will talk and then we are going to take the best decisions for the team,” said Bento to France 24.

“So we need to wait for the game that probably he’s going to play on Sunday and then check everything he’s done in the last months because he played a lot of games.”

“We are not going to change our way of playing when we have Son Heung-min with us.”

“What I think we are going to do is improve our collective game, try to attack better than we have played until now. Of course, a player with the quality that Son has, and in the form that he is in at this moment, can help the team,” he added.

“But we need to wait until the game against China or the knockout phase.”