Park, Son and Hwang to discuss life in the Premier League

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Park, Son and Hwang to discuss life in the Premier League

Son Heung-min, Park Ji-sung and Hwang Hee-chan.  [QPR; AP, REUTERS/YONHAP]

Son Heung-min, Park Ji-sung and Hwang Hee-chan. [QPR; AP, REUTERS/YONHAP]

Korean footballers Son Heung-min and Hwang Hee-chan sat down with retired Manchester United star Park Ji-sung to discuss living and working in England in a special video interview produced by the Premier League.
According to a source in the Premier League, Son of Tottenham Hotspur and Hwang of Wolverhampton Wanderers were interviewed by Park, with the three discussing Koreans in Britain and there experience living and working there. The recorded interview is expected to be aired later this week and in Korea will likely be released through the league's broadcast partner SPOTV.
Park, Son and Hwang all have different levels of experience with living and playing in England. While Park has been based in the country for the best part of 20 years and Son for nearly seven years, Hwang only made the move five months ago.
Park became the first Korean to play in the Premier League when he joined Manchester United in 2005. He played for seven years at Old Trafford and then moved to QPR, playing one season in London before being loaned out when the club was demoted to the second tier. After retiring a year later, Park has remained mainly based in Britain, taking up an ambassador role with Manchester United and most recently returning to QPR to complete a coaching qualification.
But while Park was the trailblazer, Son's seven seasons at Spurs have seen him become the top Asian goal scorer of all in time in both the Premier League and the UEFA Champions League. Son has risen to become one of the biggest stars at Spurs and, as a result, has played a huge role in the club and the league's increasing interest in Korean players and fans.
Hwang, on the other hand, is still in the middle of his first season in the Premier League, on loan from RB Leipzig. Hwang's experience of life in England may also differ from that of the older two players as, while Son is based in London and Park was mainly based in Manchester, Hwang has played his Premier League career so far in a much smaller midlands city.
The interview comes as both Hwang and Son are currently unable to join their respective clubs for training or games after both players were injured in the last month.

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