Tottenham pass Man Utd as most popular club in South Korea

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Tottenham have passed Manchester United in popularity in South Korea.

Sours have overtaken United as the best supported side in South Korea.

According to Nielsen Fan Insights more than 20 per cent of the nation now support Spurs because of Heung-min Son's success.

The most recent survey of South Koreans aged 16 to 69 gives Tottenham 21.4 per cent support - representing some 11 million fans - compared to 6.1 per cent for the second most popular club United.

United were in the past the most popular in South Korea thanks to the exploits of Park Ji-sung.