Date: 30th May 2022 at 2:44pm
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Liverpool considered making a surprise move for Tottenham forward Heung-min Son but were deterred by Spurs’ qualification for the Champions League. 

According to Football London, the Reds were weighing up a move for the South Korean if the Lilywhites failed to secure a place in the top four.

The report claims that Jurgen Klopp is an admirer of the Spurs star, who shared the Premier League golden boot award with Mohamed Salah this season, and was considering making an offer for the player if Spurs missed out on the Champions League.

Antonio Conte’s side finished fourth after a strong end of season run of form, though, and the Reds have since decided not to make a move for the forward.

The player had reportedly emerged as a target for Liverpool as the Merseyside club were preparing to potentially lose at least one of Salah and Sadio Mane.

Son scored 23 non-penalty goals in the league this season

The Egyptian now looks likely to stay at Anfield, although Mane has decided he will push for a move away from the club and is believed to be in talks with Bayern Munich.

Liverpool were considering testing Spurs’ resolve with an audacious offer for the 29-year-old, but with Tottenham having qualified for Spurs, they believe it is unlikely that the player will be lured away from the capital.

Son has scored 131 goals and provided 73 assists in 325 games for Spurs since joining from Bayer Leverkusen in 2015, although he is still yet to win a trophy during his time in England.

Spurs did look set to lose Harry Kane last summer as Manchester City circled around the striker, but the Englishman stayed put and is now expected to begin talks over a contract extension.

Son and Kane have proved to be a ruthless partnership, combining for more Premier League goals than any other duo in history.

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