Heung-min Son admits he was “sad” when Tottenham sold his “best friend” in Kevin Wimmer.
Wimmer joined Stoke for £18million this summer, having failed to break into the Spurs first team.
The centre-half has fared well in his two starts so far, but managed to start just 13 Premier League games over two years for the north London club.
Son regrets that his “best friend” had to leave in the summer.
“I’m a bit sad because he was and is still my best friend,” he said.
“Sometimes I miss him already but if he’s your best friend you have to be happy. If he’s happy at Stoke then I am as well.
“I text him maybe every two days and he’s very happy. He’s played two games already and I’m looking forward to seeing him. Everyone’s my best friend here now – but not like Kevin!”