Bayer 04 Leverkusen's Heung-Min Son and Sami Hyypia (r-l.) enjoy superstar status in their respective homelands
Bayer 04 Leverkusen's Heung-Min Son and Sami Hyypia (r-l.) enjoy superstar status in their respective homelands
Bundesliga

Summer homecomings for Leverkusen's Son and Hyypia

Leverkusen - Bayer 04 Leverkusen forward can expect a hero's welcome when die Werkself travel to South Korean capital Seoul as part of the club's pre-season preparations this summer.

Helsinki stopover

Son and Co. will spend several days in the Land of the Morning Calm, also the home of team-mate Seung-Woo Ryu as well as club sponsor LG, where they will face FC Seoul on 30 July.

Returning to the Rhineland via head coach Sami Hyypia's native Finland, Bayer will then take on Scottish Premier League champions Celtic FC at Helsinki's Olympic Stadium on 2 August, before the 2014/15 Bundesliga campaign gets back under way - a little later than usual owing to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil - on 22 August.