Hamburg's Rafael van der Vaart believes Heung-min Son needs to continue his development in Germany.

The 20-year old South Korean striker is attracting the interest of Liverpool but former Tottenham ace van der Vaart feels he is better suited to become a key player with Hamburg before making the leap into the Premier League.

"I can just say that he needs to play on for this club," the Dutchman told Sport-BILD of Son who has netted six goals this season.

"Of course it is flattering to have a club like Liverpool enquiring. But over here he has the faith, over here he is playing regular first-team matches.

"Moving on would be way too early."

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