Whilst his team mates have been playing online games at home. Son is currently undergoing three weeks compulsory military service back in South Korea. That will see him go on forced 18 miles marches, experience a tear gas attack, and take part in a mock chemical, biological and nuclear warfare exercise.
Son Heung-min could be forced to miss the start of the season, because of the need to quarantine himself for a third time.
That shift is due to end on May 10th, but, if he then returns to the UK, he could then be required spend a further two weeks in quarantine, with the UK government set to tighten restrictions on those entering the country.
That would make it a third period in self-isolation for Son. He had to endure quarantine when he returned to the country after arm surgery in his homeland in February, and again when arriving in Seoul last month.
Now, with the prospect of a resumption of the Premier League season on June 8th, and the Spurs players already back in training, Son could be short of match fitness when football returns.
Andy is an exiled English football fan living in Cyprus. He loves all sports but football is his abiding passion, and he still has dreams every now and then about scoring the winning goal in a Wembley Cup Final, even though his playing days are long gone. He follows most major leagues, across Europe at least, and has a favoured team in each. When he’s not watching, listening, reading or downloading podcasts about football, he spend his time worrying about his beloved Arsenal.