Tottenham star Son Heung-min would reportedly be open to considering the possibility of joining Real Madrid if they make a move for him.
According to a report by Ok Diario, Real Madrid have received a boost in their pursuit of Son Heung-min. The South Korean international will consider the possibility of leaving Tottenham if the defending La Liga champions end up launching the offensive for him.
Son Heung-min has established himself as one of the best players in the Premier League since joining Tottenham from Bayer Leverkusen in the summer of 2015. Over the past half-a-decade, he has been a mainstay in attack for Spurs, playing a key role in their ascension into being regulars in the UEFA Champions League.
This season, in particular, the 28-year-old has been in his elements, with 16 goals and 8 assists in 25 appearances across all competitions to show for his efforts. His progress has caught the attention of one of the biggest clubs in the world, with Real Madrid pondering a possible move.
Real Madrid are touted to be set to enter the transfer market for an attacking reinforcement in the summer transfer window, and for good reason. Brazilian prospects Vinicius Jr. and Rodrygo Goes are primed for big things but are quite inconsistent at present, and the same goes for Marco Asensio, who has blown hot and cold since his return from a long-term injury layoff.
Lucas Vazquez has been Real Madrid’s best wide player this season but his future is uncertain amid a contract standoff. Their marquee winger Eden Hazard, meanwhile, has endured a frustrating stint in Spain, with injuries leaving him on the sidelines for stretched periods. As a result, it is not hard to see why they would be considering a move for Tottenham star Son.
The player even has the ability to slot in as the central striker, meaning he could give Zinedine Zidane the option to rest Karim Benzema more effectively. And, it seems like Son would be open to joining Real Madrid, if they do launch the offensive for him, with the report claiming that he will consider leaving Tottenham, who are keen to tie him down to a new deal, in that case.
The priority for Real Madrid, though, remains signing Kylian Mbappe, although with Liverpool also in the fray for him, the pursuit of the Frenchman could be complicated. What now remains to be seen is if the Merengues do end up making a move for Son in the summer transfer window.