Son makes startling admission ahead of Tottenham clash against Arsenal
By Dominic Toner
Heung-Min Son has admitted that Tottenham are currently low on confidence.
Spurs face an away match against Arsenal on Sunday in the Premier League and are without a win in their last six games across all competitions.
Mauricio Pochettino’s side slipped to a 1-0 defeat against Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday, meaning they face a tough challenge to reach the Champions League knockout rounds.
Spurs attacker Son has conceded that his team are enduring a difficult period and feels they have been unfortunate in front of goal.
“Maybe confidence is low in front of goal, maybe, it is,” Son said, as quoted by the Evening Standard. “I think we have had great chances in every game and it’s also a bit unlucky.
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“We have to accept that it is three goals in six games and we have to try to score. When we play, we don’t want to lose.”
Spurs have scored just three goals in their last six matches and have struggled without several key players.
Pochettino has revealed that senior players Toby Alderweireld, Moussa Sissoko, Erik Lamela and Ben Davies will all miss the Arsenal clash, with Mousa Dembele also considered doubtful.
They have recieved the boost that Kane will be in the squad against Arsenal and could make his return after a 10-game layout with injury.
Spurs have struggled without their first-choice striker and summer signing Vincent Janssen is still searching for his first goal from open play.
Attacker Son has been one of the club’s shining lights this season and scored give goals in his 11 appearances across all competitions.
He moved to White Hart Lane in 2015 from German side Bayer Leverkusen, where he scored 29 goals in just 87 appearances.
Despite the lack of confidence at Spurs, they are still the only unbeaten side in the Premier League and just three points adrift of leaders Manchester City.
In other Tottenham news, Robbie Savage has predicted the club’s game against Arsenal and hailed a key player.