Gary Neville thought one Tottenham player was 'so bad' during Arsenal defeat
Gary Neville slammed Heung-min Son for one particularly poor moment during Tottenham’s hammering by Arsenal earlier today.
The former England right-back was commentating on the game when Spurs were given a free-kick in a dangerous area on 59 minutes.
The South Korean stood over the free-kick but his delivery proved meat and drink for Arsenal stopper Aaron Ramsdale.
Son wasn’t at his free-flowing best during the disappointing afternoon. He is one of several Spurs players who seems to be struggling right now.
Neville wasn’t impressed and was extremely critical of the man who is typically reliable for Tottenham.
He said on commentary for Sky Sports: “It’s such a bad delivery from Son. It’s so bad. It’s really uncharacteristic from him.”
The 29-year-old has scored twice in the Premier League this season. In 286 appearances for the club, he has found the net 109 times and is a popular figure among supporters.
His form is a concern though. Last season he netted 22 goals and claimed 17 assists and he has dropped off the boil since 2021/22 got underway.
Son typically operates on the left wing and his typically brilliant partnership with Harry Kane has been sadly lacking this season.
Neville is right: Son conundrum staring Tottenham boss in the face
The form of the man with 92 caps for his country is a cause for concern, despite his consolation goal in the North London derby.
Arguably, it’s as much of a worry as the form of Kane, who once again failed to find the net in the Premier League.
Son has previously been the man to take on the goalscoring mantle at Tottenham when Kane’s form has gone south.
Although Son did find his scoring boots, the Tottenham boss has some serious problems to solve.
Son earns £93,000-a-week and of all the Spurs players, he will be hurting more than most.
The forward cares deeply about Tottenham and nobody will want to start winning games more than him.
He has to take some responsibility for his form though and quite simply, his overall play wasn’t good enough against Arsenal.
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