FIFA 20: Heung-min Son can be your speed merchant cool in front of goal

How has the Korean changed since last year, and how to make the most of him on the new game.


Our appetite for FIFA 20 is well and truly growing now that the demo has dropped, and you can expect more announcements on their way.

Here, we review some of the best rated players in the world and shed some advice on how to use them – starting with Spurs star Heung-min Son

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Heung-min Son

Position: CF, LM

Age: 27

Club: Tottenham Hotspur

Country: South Korea

2018-19 Season

Son came back to Spurs late in the 2018-19 season, thanks to his international duty in South Korea. Despite the disruptions to his season he, hit crazy form scoring 12 goals in 10 games, leading some pundits to argue that he’s one of the best out and out wingers in the league.

Towards the end of the season, Spurs came up against Manchester City in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Son put in a shift and helped to win the game for Spurs, scoring a brilliant goal in the 80th minute.

After a quiet summer and being suspended for the first three games of the season, Son returned to football duty against their rivals Arsenal, earning his team a penalty and an important point away from home. He also scored two sensational goals against Palace on the weekend.

Changes to FIFA 19 OVR

Pace +2

Shooting +1

Passing +4

Dribbling +2

Defending 0

Physicality 0

Son Heung-min is an absolute baller, and his awe-inspiring performances last season were not in vain. He has been awarded an overall rating of 87 this year, and it is likely to increase with his form as the season progresses.

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Style of play

Son is known as a valuable attacker due to his ability to use both feet equally well, and his powerful and accurate shooting. He is often played as a winger but he is also able to play as a second striker.

Son deputised in attack when Harry Kane as injured last season

In his own words, “I don’t care where I play. The main thing is I’m in the game. I can play as a second striker or behind. Whatever the coach says, I’ll do. I don’t have a favourite position. I’ll be anywhere and always on the throttle.”

Son’s explosive pace and positional sense are also his greatest strengths. He is known for his close control,  clinical finishing and ability to take on defenders

Traits

  • Likes to cut inside
  • Likes to shoot from distance
  • Likes to do layoffs
  • Likes to dribble
  • Counter attack threat
  • Does not dive into tackles

Strengths

  • Finishing
  • Long shots
  • Key passes
  • Dribbling

Weaknesses

  • Aerial duels
  • Crossing
  • Offside awareness
  • Defensive contribution

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Julian Sims

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