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Son chose Bayer over Premier League: agent

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South Korea striker Son Heung-Min turned down a host of Premier League clubs to stay in the Bundesliga with Bayer Leverkusen, but could yet play in England, his agent revealed in an interview on Monday. 

Hamburg's Korean striker Son Heung-Min reacts in Dortmund, western Germany, on February 9, 2013. Son turned down a host of Premier League clubs to stay in the Bundesliga with Bayer Leverkusen, but could yet play in England, his agent revealed in an interview on Monday.

The 20-year-old signed a five-year deal last Thursday to switch from Hamburg to Leverkusen, who have qualified for next season's Champions League, but his agent Thies Bliemeister has said the South Korea star could have gone to England's top flight.

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