Heung-min Son wins October Premier League player of the month

Heung-min Son wins October Premier League player of the month

- Heung-min Son has been crowned October's Premier League player of the month

- The Spurs forward scored four goals in three EPL games in the month under review

- Son beats the likes of Calvert-Lewin, Mohamed Salah and Jamie Vardy to win the award

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Tottenham Hotspur star Son Heung-min has been named October's Premier League player of the month.

The 28-year-old forward scored four goals in all three EPL games in the month under review - with two of his goals coming in their 6-1 triumph over Manchester United at Old Trafford.

He also assisted one of the goals against the Red Devils before going ahead to score in the West Ham United game as well as their only goal against Burnley at Turf Moor.

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The forward is now joint top scorer with, Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Mohamed Salah and Jamie Vardy with eight goals and has also joined the race for this season's golden boot.

Son won his third EPL silverware having already won the accolade in September 2016 and April 2017, and he becomes the first North London star to win the prize after Lucas Moura in August 2018 according to the Premier League website.

The Korean football star beat the likes of Harry Kane, Che Adams, Conor Coady, Pablo Fornals, Jack Grealish, Thiago Silva and Kyle Walker to the prestigious award.

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He has now scored a total of 10 goals and two assists in 13 appearances for Jose Mourinho's tutored side this campaign.

Heung-min Son

Heung-min Son celebrating one of his goals for Spurs during the UEFA Europa League game against Royal Antwerp. Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos.
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Meanwhile, Nuno Espirito Santo beats the likes of Ralph Hasenhuttl, Jose Mourinho, David Moyes and Dean Smith to win the award. He led Wolverhampton Wanderers to an unbeaten month in which they won against Fulham, Leeds United and Crystal Palace.

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Legit.ng earlier reported that Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho has been blasted by former Arsenal star Martin Keown for his comments against his players after the Europa League defeat.

Spurs surprisingly lost 1-0 against Royal Antwerp on Thursday night, October 29, as the stars failed to find the back of the net.

Lior Refaelov scored the only goal of the tie early in the first half as Spurs were unable to get the equaliser which made Jose Mourinho angry.

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