Tottenham new boy Son Heung-min turned down the chance to join either Liverpool or Manchester City in favour of a White Hart Lane switch, according to the Daily Express.
The 23-year-old became the most expensive Asian player in history when he completed his £22m move to Mauricio Pochettino’s side in the latter stages of the summer window (via Express).
But Spurs were not the only side that were trying to get the former Bayer Leverkusen man’s signature. Brendan Rodgers and Manuel Pellegrini were both hoping that they could add the South Korea international to their respective squads.
However, according to the Express, Son chose a move to north London as they boasted the smaller squad of the trio, and thus, could offer more game time in comparison with their rivals.
With Tottenham’s lack of attacking resources, it certainly seems that Son – who is set to make his debut against Sunderland this weekend – stands the best chance of regularly playing for them as opposed to either the Reds or the Citizens, who both boast several similar players who can play on either the wing, or up front, after a very busy summer.
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