Speaking in a press conference, Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho opened up over the latest on a new deal for star attacker Son Heung-min – confirming that the club want him to stay ‘possibly for life‘ and he sees the South Korea ace putting pen to paper.
Son, who has formed a devastating partnership with Harry Kane up front this campaign, is currently at the centre of negotiations with the club over a lucrative new deal – with Daniel Levy allegedly determined to make him among the top earners.
Mourinho drops latest on Son new deal
Fabrizio Romano recently shared an update that the deal is ‘really close‘, and while Mourinho isn’t that forthcoming, he shared that both the player and club want to get this tied up.
The Lilywhites boss, speaking to media, says that Tottenham want him to stay until the end of his career preferably – speaking candidly over how happy Son is with life in north London.
“I know that both, they want [him] to stay, if possible, for life, if possible until the end of the career, so I see Sonny signing a new contract here,” explained Mourinho.
“I don’t believe and I don’t even ask and I don’t even press for something to happen now because probably it’s not the right moment.”
Even though the Tottenham boss refused to give a time stamp on the deal’s completion, Romano claims that the agreement is indeed ‘really close’.
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This comes after pundit Paul Robinson described Son putting pen to paper as potentially ‘amazing news for Spurs‘ – with Mourinho now dropping the latest as negotiations reportedly advance.
It’s safe to say that, if Spurs manage to secure a new contract for the star man, it would be another Levy masterstroke – but only time will tell whether the deal can be completed soon.
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