Heung-min Son spotted in full military gear during mandatory training

Heung-min Son spotted in full military gear during mandatory training

- Footballer Heung-min Son has been on three weeks of mandatory military training in South Korea

- Pictures of the Spurs forward surfaced on social media with full army regalia and rifle

- Son has not featured for Tottenham since February after picking up an injury in one of his side's games

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Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-min is currently serving a three-week mandatory military programme in South Korea.

The 27-year-old attacker, who scored a sumptuous solo goal in the Premier League earlier this season, has now been spotted with a rifle and wearing bulletproof gear.

According to The Mirror, the Spurs star is presently based at Seogwipo on the island of Jeju - to the south of the South Korean mainland.

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Briefly.co.za gathered that Son has been acquiring new skills and training which includes rifle shooting and other forms of education. His training is now entering its final phase.

He would also be exposed to tear gas and chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear exercises.

The north Londoners have returned to camp ahead of league resumption, however, Jose Mourinho will not have the services of the South Korean until he is done with the mandatory program.

According to laws in South Korea, men under the age of 28 must participate and complete 21 months of national military service.

The forward has not been in action for Spurs since February after suffering a fractured arm during his side's dramatic 3-2 win over Aston Villa.

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Son was part of the Tottenham team that reached the Champions League final last season but lost 2-0 to Liverpool.

Son is on the verge of completing the mandatory four-week national service in South Korea in his bid to take advantage of the coronavirus lockdown, SunSport reports.

The English Premier League has been suspended indefinitely as more than 2,352 have been killed in the UK while close to 30,000 are currently infected.

Son was privileged to be free from exercising the 21-month service when he helped his country to win gold at the Asian Games in 2018.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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