Son Heung-min is eyeing the Champions League after his two targets helped earn Tottenham victory over Leicester to increase their top-four hopes.
The South Korean additionally supplied the help for Harry Kane as Antonio Conte’s facet received 3-1 to transfer above rivals Arsenal into fourth forward of their match towards West Ham.
Son’s double additionally took him to 19 Premier League targets for the season, simply three behind Mohamed Salah in the race for the Golden Boot.
What did Son say about Tottenham’s Champions League hopes?
Speaking to BBC Sport after the match, Son mentioned: “It is at all times good to win the recreation that approach, three targets in the Premier League is just not simple however it was a unbelievable efficiency from the crew and we deserved the win.
“It is at all times essential to rating as early as potential, particularly while you’re taking part in at house. We talked about wanting to rating set-items and we labored actually exhausting. We practised some conditions in coaching and we’re completely happy to rating in that approach.
“If we’re not scoring targets we’re going to battle and Harry’s purpose was actually essential.”
What did Son say about rivalling Salah for the Golden Boot?
Liverpool ahead Salah nonetheless appears to be like on course to win the Golden Boot for Premier League top scorer however Son is effectively in the hunt after his brace towards the Foxes moved him two away from Cristiano Ronaldo.
Son admits successful the award is a “dream” however his precedence stays the crew and securing a spot in the Champions League subsequent season.
“It’s not essential for me. Scoring targets is de facto good however you’ll be able to’t rating alone. You want the crew,” added the 29-yr-previous.
“If I get the possibilities then I’ll attempt to rating. The Golden Boot is at all times a dream however the crew is most essential.
“We want to end in the Champions League and I want to play in the Champions League.”