Harry Kane and Son Heung-min are the Tottenham duo, currently the strongest attacking partnership led by Jose Mourinho, but the Portuguese coach believes that some of this success is thanks to his predecessor, Mauricio Pochettino.
"It is understood that this has been happening since the time of Mauricio (the former Tottenham coach)," Mourinho told reporters after Tottenham won 1-0 at Burnley on Monday at the end of the sixth stage of the Premier League. Mauricio. "
"I am very pleased that this duo is technically wonderful and enjoys a strong friendship at the same time. There is no jealousy between them and they both play for the team," added the coach, nicknamed the shrewd.
Son scored his eighth goal of the season in a 1-0 win at Burnley on Monday, after he escaped censorship to meet Kane's pass after a corner kick by Eric Lamela and gifted Tottenham with their third win in six games this season.
This was the ninth goal that combined the two Tottenham Hotspur players, as Kean made seven of eight goals scored by Son, while the South Korean international made two of five goals scored by the English striker.
The duo contributed 29 goals in their Premier League career, finishing second after former Chelsea duo Frank Lampard and Didier Drogba (36 goals).
Tottenham is currently ranked fifth in the Premier League standings, two points behind leaders Everton, but is top of the league list in the number of goals with 16 goals.