There was no Son Heung-min (Tottenham) and there was Kaoru Mitoma (Brighton). Among the 40 candidates for this year’s team, Son Heung-min was not selected. 

The Premier League Secretariat announced on the 18th (Korean time) the 40 nominees for the Premier League Team of the Year.

Son Heung-min, who scored 8 goals and 4 assists in 29 games this season, was not nominated for the Team of the Year.

Son Heung-min, who scored his 100th monumental Premier League goal in the match against Brighton on the 8th, reached his 101st goal in two consecutive matches. Son Heung-min, who has been showing an upward trend recently, but was not selected.스포츠토토

In Tottenham, excluding Son Heung-min, Harry Kane, Bentancur, Hoibier, and Romero were named.

Kaoru Mitoma (Brighton), who is showing Asian power with Son Heung-min, was nominated for Team of the Year. 

Mitoma, who moved to Brighton in 2021 after playing in the Japanese J-League, has been playing for Brighton in earnest since this season after living on loan in Belgium.

He has 7 goals -5 assists in the Premier League this season. It is with Brighton’s rise. 

Son Heung-min already has the experience of not being named with Mitoma. On the 14th, ESPN selected nine strikers, saying, “Let’s build the best three-top in the Premier League.” 

Elling Hollan (Manchester City), Harry Kane (Tottenham), Bukayo Saka (Arsenal), and Marcus Rashford (Manchester United) were named.

However, Son Heung-min was not there. Son Heung-min, who scored 23 goals last season and became joint top scorer in the Premier League, was not selected. On the other hand, co-winner Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) was selected. 

Another Asian player was Mitoma. With 7 goals and 5 assists in 23 Premier League matches this season, Mitoma is in the limelight in the league. /

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