Son speaks out after beating Aubameyang to gong
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Son Heung-Min bagged the Premier League Player of the Year at the London Football Awards on Thursday and crediting his teammates after winning the gong.
Son fended off competition from teammate Harry Kane, Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Chelsea's Eden Hazard, Crystal Palace's Andros Townsend to claim the prize and top-off a stellar season with Spurs. The South Korean has netted 16 times in 34 games this season, as well as claiming nine assists and was crucial to Spurs especially in the absence of Kane who picked up an ankle injury in the 1-0 loss to Manchester United.
Speaking after receiving the award, Son thanked his teammates for helping him to the award, "It means a lot. Without team mates, I can't win such a trophy. For me it is very special, and I want to say thank you to my team mates, the coaching staff and the gaffer."