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‘He’s carried the team’: BT pundit thinks Liverpool and Pep Guardiola would love to sign just one Tottenham player
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‘He’s carried the team’: BT pundit thinks Liverpool and Pep Guardiola would love to sign just one Tottenham player

BT Sport pundit Michael Owen thinks Liverpool and Manchester City would sign Tottenham Hotspur winger Heung-Min Son over Harry Kane

Spurs fell to a disappointing 2-0 defeat in the Champions League last night against Sporting Lisbon. 

Conte’s men conceded two goals in the last five minutes of the game and did not create enough opportunities on the night. 

Son failed to get on the scoresheet once again as he continues to search for his first goal of the new season. 

But former Liverpool striker Owen thinks other top Premier League clubs would pick Son over Kane. 

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Liverpool and City would love to sign Son 

Speaking on BT Sport, Owen was joined by Rio Ferdinand and the pair believe Son should not be dropped, despite his dip in form

Ferdinand labelled suggestions that Son should be dropped as ‘blasphemy’ and Owen agreed. 

“I totally agree with Rio [that Son should not be dropped]. Short memories,” Owen said. 

“If you’re Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City and you say right, we can have one player. I’d say the majority would take Son. 

“Yes, Harry Kane scores plenty, but he scored more goals last season. He’s younger, he’s just very, very difficult to play against. 

“I think you’ve got to be patient with great players as well. What would you do to his head? He’s carried the team for the last two, three, four years. Everyone saying that it’s a two-man team with him and Harry Kane.

“All of a sudden he has a few average games and quiet games and you drop him? It’s like, right, ok. I’ve been so loyal to you and now a couple of bad games and you put me on the bench? I’m your best player!” 

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Son is certainly struggling with confidence this season but he should get back to his best soon. 

The BT Sport pundits also displayed an interesting statistic that shows Son is actually creating the most chances per 90 minutes than he ever has at Spurs. 

Owen added that Conte will need to find a way to get the 30-year-old back to his best rather than dropping him.

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