SON MAKES PREMIER LEAGUE BEST XI
South Korea national team talisman Son Heung-Min has been named as one of the best players during the latest Premier League season. The Tottenham Hotspur attacker made the best Premier League XI for this season as revealed by the Premier League body earlier this week.
The South Korea player was named in a three-man attack alongside Tottenham Hotspur teammate Harry Kane and Liverpool player Mohamed Salah.
South Korea international Son had his best season in the Premier League for Spurs netting 17 goals to finish as one of the highest goalscorersin the competition this season. Salah and Kane fought for the Golden Boot Award till the last date before the latter emerged victorious with 23 goals. The two players went into the final day of the campaign with 22 goals apiece. Kane added another one to take the Golden Boot Award in the 4-2 away win over Leicester City, while Salah could only provide an assist in the 2-0 home victory over Crystal Palace. Egyptian international Salah finished the season with 22 goals.
In addition to winning the Golden Boot Award, Kane also won the Best Playmaker Award with 14 assists.
In midfield, Manchester United talisman Bruno Fernandes and the Manchester City duo of IlkayGundogan and Kevin De Bruyne were the three players selected.
The defence was dominated by Manchester City players as they finished the season with the best defensive record. Manchester City shot stopper EdersonMoraes was selected in goal, while the Manchester City trio of Joao Cancelo, Ruben Dias and John Stones joined Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw in defence.
In total, six Manchester City players made the best XI as the Citizens beat all-comers to win the Premier League title for the third time in four years under the watchful eyes of Spanish tactician Pep Guardiola.