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Mohamed Salah given boost in golden boot race as Son Heung-min says he’s more focused on top four

Mohamed Salah is given a boost in the race for the Premier League golden boot as Son Heung-min insists he’s more focused on serving to Tottenham safe a top four end… however the Liverpool star cannot rule out Cristiano Ronaldo simply but!

  • Mohamed Salah has been given a boost in his bid to win the golden boot 
  • Salah’s rival Son Heung-min is more focused on Tottenham’s top four cost 
  • Son is only one purpose behind Salah in the battle to complete as the league’s top scorer 

Mohamed Salah has been handed a boost in his quest to win the Premier League golden boot after his fundamental rival for the accolade Son Heung-min insisted that he is not focused on particular person awards.

Liverpool star Salah presently leads the best way in the Premier League scoring charts with 22 targets, however Son, who’s in implausible type, is only one purpose behind.

Although Son could be delighted to win the golden boot, his major focus at current is on serving to Tottenham to safe a top four end, along with his facet presently one level behind rivals Arsenal. 

Mohamed Salah has been given a boost in his quest to win the Premier League golden boot

Mohamed Salah has been given a boost in his quest to win the Premier League golden boot

As reported by The Mirror, when requested in regards to the golden boot, Son mentioned: ‘It’s not necessary.

Son added that he would like for Tottenham to safe Champions League qualification than for him to win the golden boot.

He mentioned: ‘Yeah. 100 per cent. Obviously it is a good factor that you’re racing to be top scorer, however I’ve mentioned a couple of instances that it is very important end in the top four than the rest.’

Tottenham's Son Heung-min is more focused on the top four than individual accolades

Tottenham’s Son Heung-min is more focused on the top four than particular person accolades

Son scored as Tottenham secured an impressive 3-0 victory against rivals Arsenal on Thursday

Son scored as Tottenham secured a formidable 3-0 victory towards rivals Arsenal on Thursday

Son was on the scoresheet as Tottenham thrashed Arsenal 3-0 and was visibly pissed off when supervisor Antonio Conte elected to take him off.

PREMIER LEAGUE TOP SCORERS 

Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) – 22 targets

Son Heung-min (Tottenham) – 21 targets

Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) – 18 targets

Harry Kane (Tottenham), Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City), Diogo Jota (Liverpool), Sadio Mane (Liverpool) – 15 targets 

However, he acknowledged that he now understands that he was substituted to make sure that he’s sharp for Tottenham’s remaining video games. 

Son mentioned: ‘I’m at all times not joyful at coming off as a result of I wish to be on the pitch as a result of I really like taking part in soccer and I wish to assist the staff. 

‘I can perceive afterwards however for the time being you aren’t indignant however pissed off since you are passionate on the pitch. 

‘I can perceive why as a result of we’ve got a extremely fast turnaround for our subsequent sport on Sunday. I am unable to promise I’ll rating however I’ll do my finest and I’ll do my finest for the staff and if I do not rating I’ll do my finest.’

Although successful the golden boot is not his precedence, Son might be wanting so as to add to his tally when Tottenham host Burnley on Sunday earlier than they conclude their marketing campaign  every week later away to Norwich.

The Korean striker has scored four targets throughout his final four Premier League video games. 

Salah, in the meantime, has ceaselessly discovered the web this season however has gone four video games and not using a purpose in the league. Liverpool face Wolves and Southampton in their final two video games as they chase the title.

Son's Tottenham team-mate Harry Kane won the golden boot with 23 goals last season

Son’s Tottenham team-mate Harry Kane gained the golden boot with 23 targets final season

Ronaldo cannot be completely ruled out of contention as he has scored 18 league goals

Ronaldo can’t be fully dominated out of competition as he has scored 18 league targets

Last season Son’s Tottenham team-mate Harry Kane gained the golden boot with 23 targets however he’s on 15 this marketing campaign.

Cristiano Ronaldo can’t be fully dominated out of competition as he has scored 18 league targets for Manchester United this season. 

Salah has gained the Premier League golden boot twice beforehand. In 2017-18 he completed with 32 targets. The following season he discovered the web 22 instances as he shared the prize along with his Liverpool team-mate Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who was then at Arsenal.

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