Tottenham’s Son Heung-min celebrates during the 7-0 win at Tranmere – his final appearance before heading off for the Asian Cup. Photo: Reuters Tottenham’s Son Heung-min celebrates during the 7-0 win at Tranmere – his final appearance before heading off for the Asian Cup. Photo: Reuters
Tottenham’s Son Heung-min celebrates during the 7-0 win at Tranmere – his final appearance before heading off for the Asian Cup. Photo: Reuters
Jonathan White
Opinion

Opinion

Jonathan White

Asian Cup 2019: China face litmus test against Son Heung-min’s South Korea and new boys Philippines, Kyrgyzstan

  • Bad results could renew calls to disband men’s team on grounds they are a national embarrassment
  • Lack of any foresight from Chinese Football Association makes tournament a poisoned chalice

Tottenham’s Son Heung-min celebrates during the 7-0 win at Tranmere – his final appearance before heading off for the Asian Cup. Photo: Reuters Tottenham’s Son Heung-min celebrates during the 7-0 win at Tranmere – his final appearance before heading off for the Asian Cup. Photo: Reuters
Tottenham’s Son Heung-min celebrates during the 7-0 win at Tranmere – his final appearance before heading off for the Asian Cup. Photo: Reuters
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Jonathan White

Jonathan White

Jonathan White joined the Post in 2017 after a decade reporting on sport from China. He originally moved to Beijing to coach football in 2007 and later spent two years in Shanghai.