Ange Postecoglou has chosen Tottenham’s captain for the 2023/24 season, with Hugo Lloris and Harry Kane leaving the club this summer. Kane, who is Spurs’ vice-captain, has confirmed a move to Bayern Munich. By Saturday, Lloris was allowed to leave in search of a new challenge.
The pair were not in north London for the new campaign. It means that important options await Postecoglu just days before Spurs meet Brentford. And now a decision has been made. Football.London It is understood that Son Heung-min has been appointed as the new captain of Tottenham. Assisted by Christian Romero and James Maddison.
Son is now the captain of the South Korean team. and his apparent desire to stay at Spurs. Despite the attention of Saudi Arabia in the early weeks of Postecoglu’s tenure, This is clearly shown in the Australian mindset. “I have a lot to do in the Premier League. Money is not important to me now. and pride in playing football Playing in my favorite league is important.
“I would like to play more for Tottenham in the Premier League. I will prepare well when I return to Spurs.” Sung Mo Lee, Korean football reporter. When the son was chosen to be the captain of the team It is understood that he, Maddison and Romero are recognized as the trio who will lead Tottenham into their new era. Spurs kick off their Premier League campaign on Sunday afternoon with a visit to the GTech Community Stadium to face Brentford.
At a press conference on Friday before the game against Brentford football.london asked the 57-year-old if he had chosen the team captain. with the Tottenham boss answering shyly Regarding his decision, “Yes, I have friends. [decided]. I didn’t tell you (laughs). We will go through that process tomorrow. Knowing that Harry won’t be here It’s what my radar has.
“I’m not a big guy for having an outstanding captain. Leadership can be transmitted through groups. Your youngest players can show off their leadership skills. It’s about creating a player-driven culture and environment.
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“The people you have have to push that. And that’s part of my summary here. I have observed players and how they interact. and the environment they set for themselves And which players appear to be leading the way in that regard? I will go through tomorrow’s ceremony.
When specifically asked about Son’s lead, he said, “It’s not like a leadership poll. I didn’t get any votes or anything. But there are some players here who have made outstanding contributions to this club. It’s not just the experience. or ability to play It depends on who they are. and how they will represent us as a club and as a group of players.
“I feel very comfortable with the group we have. We will get a strong leader and hopefully have a lieutenant by his side.” Tottenham confirmed the decision with Son and Postecoglou commented on the former’s appointment.
According to Spurs’ official website, Son said: “It’s an honor to be captain of this great team. It was a surprise and a very proud moment. I have told the players that everyone should feel like a captain on and off the pitch. it’s a new season new beginning And I will give everything for this shirt and this armband.”
Postecoglou added: “Sonny has excellent leadership qualities both on and off the pitch. And it’s the perfect choice to be our new captain. Everyone knows he is a world class player. And he is highly respected by everyone in the dressing room.
“He is above the group in the team. That’s not just because he’s famous. It was because of what he had accomplished in the game. both here and as the captain of the South Korean national team.”
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