Dhaka, Nov. 12 -- Son Heung-min has been included in South Korea's 26-man squad for the World Cup finals in Qatar despite suffering a fractured eye socket playing for Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League earlier this month.

Head coach Paulo Bento included Son in his squad after the 30-year-old declared himself fit to feature for the Koreans, who will be making their 10th consecutive appearance at the World Cup finals, reports Reuters.

"We are in contact with him, with the Tottenham medical department, but about the exact time, the exact day he can train with the team we don't have that information yet," Bento told reporters after unveiling his squad on Saturday.

"So we need to wait, we need to analyse day-by-day his situation. We ...