Richarlison got here off the bench to equalise earlier than organising Dejan Kulusevski’s One hundredth-minute winner, as Spurs got here from behind to beat the Blades 2-1 within the latest-ever comeback in Premier League historical past.
Richarlison’s first dwelling League objective for the membership got here after he had revealed midweek he would search “psychological assist” following a turbulent 5 months away from the pitch.
“Not solely me, everybody within the squad and membership was very pleased for him,” Son stated. “It was robust for him and all of us hoped that this recreation would assist his confidence. He modified the entire recreation. That’s what we have been ready for.
“Richy, [like] in all probability everybody, will not be pleased when not within the beginning XI however we all know how necessary it’s to return on and alter the sport like he did or Ivan [Perisic], Brennan [Johnson], Emerson [Royal], Pierre [Hojbjerg]. Everybody did a extremely good job.
“It’s necessary to control it. Everybody could be very pleased for him.”
In scenes of untamed jubilation after the ultimate whistle, Son pushed Richarlison in direction of the South Stand on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium to take in the plaudits.
“That is a part of [being a] household,” the South Korean continued. “We at all times wish to have a great time once we play with one another. Richy clearly had a really robust time, a troublesome season.
“However I used to be very, very pleased. I used to be in all probability extra pleased than him. We’d like him as a group, he has actually good high quality however the confidence is massively totally different. For Richy, I simply needed to provide him the large hug he deserved and he actually confirmed his high quality.
“Richy is a extremely robust man, a great character and might at all times bounce again robust. However when you may have a troublesome time you want good individuals round you.
“I at all times attempt to be a good friend of him and if he wants something then I will help him from my expertise or my enjoying clever additionally. I believe everyone seems to be standing behind him serving to. He did an incredible job for this membership.”
During the last three or 4 seasons, Spurs’ dressing room has typically been fractured by rifts however Ange Postecoglou’s new-look squad have proven actual togetherness in an unbeaten begin below the Australian.
“We’re nonetheless on the way in which. Clearly large video games, particularly like Saturday, makes it extra tighter and nearer as a bunch,” Son added.
“However I believe clearly you may’t examine to the actual household however we’re getting actually, actually tight within the altering rooms. Everyone seems to be working for one another, everyone seems to be working for one another, everyone seems to be combating for one another. If somebody comes off you give a hand off and everyone seems to be pleased to try this. That makes us actually robust as a group and a bunch. We’re getting actually shut. We hope we will be even tighter than this.”
Son’s appointment as the brand new membership captain has been a think about unifying the dressing room, with Postecoglou saying the ahead “transcends teams throughout the squad” after handing him the armband.
“I’ve good gamers and likewise superb individuals round me, it makes my job actually, very easy for me,” Son stated.
“I don’t attempt to be tougher or troublesome another way. I simply wish to be a great instance by actions. I’m not the man who’s at all times speaking and main by phrases. I attempt to be a great instance to all people however having this group of gamers is making my job actually, very easy.”