Spurs head coach Antonio Conte spoke to Football.London and revealed that new Tottenham player goalkeeper Fraser Forster sometimes frustrates his teammate Son Heung-Min in training.
After beating Fulham 2-1 this weekend, Conte said the Tottenham striker would find his goals if he continues to work hard.
The South Korean started the match in the starting lineup, but was not able to distinguish himself with a productive action. Son Heung-Min has also given just one assist in the Premier League out of Spurs’ last six games this season.
The Italian manager said Son is struggling for goals even with new teammate goalkeeper in training. The experienced goalkeeper Fraser Forster moved at N17 this transfer window, as a substitute goalkeeper.
Conte commented on the situation around the South Korean and the substitute goalkeeper.
“This is not only for Sonny (in the matches), but also the training sessions. We have Fraser (Forster) that sometimes he made a fantastic save to him in the training session and sometimes he is struggling to score but this is a period.”
“I continue to tell you I am not worried because when I see this type of performance from my players, Sonny included, I am not worried. I know they are going to score many goals with these strikers.”
Spurs fans must keep the right attitude toward the South Korean player. So far, the South Korean national has not entered the season perfectly, but the next couple of matches could put the striker back in rhythm, where he will continue to produce regular performances.
As for the team, Tottenham started the campaign well, and continues to only gain momentum, if the peak-form Son is connected to all this, then the fans will have to think about the cherished trophy of the Premier League.