SOUTH KOREA superstar Son Heung-min is in action for Tottenham's Premier League start fixture against Brentford.

And the Spurs winger continues to wear an item which fans are beginning to get familiar with.

Find out why Son has been forced to wear a mask below…

Why is Son Heung-min wearing a mask?

Son Heung-min is wearing a protective mask following a fractured eye socket he sustained in a Champions League win on November 1.

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The Spurs star had a sickening collision with Marseille defender Chancel Mbemba's shoulder.

And as a result, Son required immediate attention, before coming off the field early where he then needed to undergo surgery a few days later.

Thankfully for the South Korea captain, the surgery was a success and he was then called up to the Asian giants World Cup squad.

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