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Son named Premier League Player of the Month for October


London: Son Heung-min's superb season has seen the Tottenham Hotspur star winning the Premier League Player of the Month award for October.

Chosen by a panel of experts, club captains and fans, the Korea Republic star scored in all three Premier League matches in October and is currently tied for the league lead with eight goals.

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"It's a big honour," Son was quoted as saying on the Premier League website. "I want to say thanks to my teammates, as I couldn't have won this without them."

Son's best performance came in Spurs' 6-1 win at Manchester United on October 4, netting two goals and setting up another.

The 28-year-old followed that with a goal and an assist against West Ham United before heading in a late winner at Burnley.

Photo: AFP

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