Spurs milestone man Son hungry for more goals

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Korea international Son surpassed compatriot and retired Manchester United midfielder Park Ji-sung with a 20-yard curler for his third goal of the season in the win at Wembley.
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Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-min is keen to continue his goalscoring exploits, the striker said as he became the English Premier League's highest scoring Asian after netting the winner in Sunday's 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace.

South Korea international Son surpassed compatriot and retired Manchester United midfielder Park Ji-sung with a 20-yard curler for his third goal of the season across all competitions to get Tottenham a win at Wembley.

Spurs are level with second-placed United on 23 points after 11 league games, eight points behind league leader Manchester City.

"It was a special day for me," Son told the club's website (www.tottenhamhotspur.com). "Park Ji-sung had the record and he's my idol. He's a legend. He's got everything. I've a lot to do to catch him.

"It's a record which makes me happy. I can enjoy this day but I'm still hungry. I hope I can score many, many goals for Spurs."

Son is likely to feature in South Korea's upcoming friendlies against Colombia and Serbia before league action returns with the north London derby on November 18 as Tottenham travels to Arsenal.

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Tottenham Hotspur striker Son Heung-min celebrates scoring the only goal against Crystal Palace during their English Premier League match at Wembley Stadium in London on November 5, 2017.

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