The operation that Tottenham’s player was about to undergo was announced, but no reason was given for their absence.
Heung-Min Son, a South Korean striker who plays for Tottenham, may require surgery to “repair a fracture that is located around his left eye
According to an announcement made by the English club on Wednesday, the team struggled against Marseille in the Champions League on Tuesday.
“Son will begin his recovery with our medical staff immediately following the procedure.
Add the Spurs without clarifying whether or not his participation in the World Cup in Qatar, which starts in a little over two weeks, will be compromised.
After a collision with Marseille defender Chancel Mbemba shortly before the half-hour mark, while the score was still 0-0 between the two teams, Son had to be taken out of the game because he was stunned.
The final score was 2-1 in favor of England, who finished first in their C1 group, while the Italians were knocked out of any further European action.
After the match, Cristian Stellini, an assistant coach for Tottenham who filled in for the suspended Antonio Conte on the bench, provided reassurance that Son was feeling better and that he celebrated the win with his teammates.
The South Korean national team will play their first competitive encounter in Qatar on November 24, against Uruguay. This leaves the striker with only three weeks to heal before the start of the contest.
The 30-year-old is South Korea’s captain and the attacking leader of his selection. He has 106 caps and has scored 35 goals for his country, which will also compete against Portugal and Ghana in Group H.
Kevin de Bruyne also sustained an orbital fracture in 2021, while he was playing for Manchester City in the Champions League final against Chelsea (0-1). The match took place at the end of May, and he participated in the European Championship, returning for the second match. Belgium on June 17, barely over two weeks later.