Sonny signs new four-year deal
Fri 23 July 2021, 10:00|Tottenham Hotspur
We are delighted to announce that Heung-Min Son has signed a new four-year contract with the Club, which will run until 2025.
The South Korea captain, 29, has scored 107 goals and claimed 64 assists in 280 appearances in all competitions since joining us from Bayer Leverkusen in August, 2015.
‘Sonny’ wrote his in name into Club folklore by scoring the first Premier League and first Champions League goals at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in the space of a week in April, 2019. He followed that eight days later by scoring twice in the Champions League quarter-final second leg against Manchester City, another dramatic night on our way to our first Champions League Final.
Sonny’s stunning solo goal against Burnley in the Premier League in December, 2019 - where he ran from just outside our penalty area to score at the other end - attained worldwide acclaim, winning the Puskas Award for the best goal of the year and Premier League Goal of the Season.
He won his third Player of the Month award from the Premier League in October, 2020, and formed a lethal partnership with Harry Kane in 2020/21, their 14 goal combinations a record for a Premier League season. Both players were later named in the PFA Team of the Season.
Six times winner of Best Footballer in Asia, three times AFC Asia International Player of the Year and five times Korean FA Player of the Year, Sonny has been capped 93 times by South Korea, scoring 27 goals, including strikes at the 2014 and 2018 World Cups along with helping his country to win the Asia Games in 2018.
Speaking on the announcement, Fabio Paratici, Managing Director - Football, said: “We are pleased to have agreed a new long-term contract with Heung-Min Son as we move towards the start of a new season and a new chapter for the Club with Nuno Espirito Santo.
“Everyone can see the real positive impact he has on the Club, both on and off the field, and we are delighted that he will play a part in what we are trying to achieve in the coming years.”
Heung-Min Son added: “It was already a big honour to play here for six years, the Club have showed me massive, massive respect and obviously I’m very happy to be here.
“It’s like home, especially with the fans, the players, the staff. There was no decision. It was easy. I’m so happy to be here and will be so glad to see the fans again soon."