Tottenham handed surgery concern as key star’s World Cup in doubt ahead of Liverpool tie

Tottenham may be forced to face Liverpool without Heung-min Son on Sunday after Antonio Conte confirmed the player was undergoing surgery.

The Italian was unable to give reporters (during a press conference broadcast on @footballdaily) a clear answer as to whether the South Korean international would not be available for the World Cup, so it is fair to assume he will be absent from Tottenham Hotspur tomorrow. Stadium. .

Unfortunately, the 30-year-old suffered an eye injury during their Champions League win over Marseille to top the group.

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It’s always a shame these fixtures are deprived of key players and we certainly wish Son the quickest of comebacks ahead of the World Cup in Qatar.

We are in no doubt here at Empire of the Kop that Conte’s men will provide a fierce challenge regardless and it is critical that we build on an impressive 2-0 win over Napoli and not once again wither in the top flight. english category.

We know we can’t get back into the top four until after the World Cup, although winning our remaining games would provide us with a springboard from which to build from December onwards.

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