While rumors of Kim Min-jae’s transfer to a big club are becoming established, attention is being paid to which club will take the ‘monster defender’.
Premier League clubs are showing keen interest in Kim Min-jae (26, Naples). Not only Manchester United and Tottenham, Brighton and Hove Albion, but also Real Madrid appeared.
18 months ago, when Man Utd’s team Beijing Kwon An, who belongs to Kim Min-jae, asked for 3 million pounds (about 4.8 billion won), there was a report that Man United had jumped into the recruitment of Kim Min-jae again.
The British media Mirror reported yesterday (11th) that “Man Utd tried to recruit Kim Min-jae 18 months ago.” According to the Mirror, when Man Utd hesitated to recruit Kim Min-jae, Tottenham Hotspur and others showed interest, but in the end, Turkiye Fenerbahce succeeded in signing Kim Min-jae.
Fenerbahce sent Kim Min-jae to Naples a year later and received 16 million pounds (about 25.6 billion won), earning more than 400% in one year.
Kim Min-jae has scored 2 goals in 14 Serie A matches for Napoli, and started in all 6 group stage matches in the UEFA Champions League. Thanks to Kim Min-jae’s performance, Napoli is running 1st in Serie A and passed the UEFA group stage as 1st place in the group.
Currently, Kim Min-jae has a buyout clause of 38 million (approximately 61 billion won). It says that if the team you want to recruit offers more than the standard amount, you can transfer without the consent of Napoli, your team. Napoli is pushing for a renewal of the contract that eliminates the buyout instead of significantly increasing the salary.
Ciro Venerato, an Italian football transfer market expert, said, “Napoli is in a calm position about Kim Min-jae’s stay,” and said that Napoli is confident in renewing Kim Min-jae’s contract.
Meanwhile, it seems that man utd will be more active in the scout of Kim min-Jae because they must complement defensive complement. Eurosport, a 메이저사이트 European sports media, reported today (12th) that “Man Utd is aiming for Kim Min-jae, who is playing a big role in Naples this season, as a substitute for Kalidou Koulibaly.”
Currently, Manchester United is lacking defenders, such as Rafael Baran and Lisandro Martinez, who are active, but other defenders Harry Maguire and Victor Lindelof are evaluated as sluggish. Man United is known to have parted ways with them, and it is analyzed that they are trying to fill the vacancy by recruiting Kim Min-jae.
In this competition, Real, also called the ‘recruitment king’, also appeared. The British Hard Tackle predicted today (12th) that “Man United will compete with Spain’s Real Madrid to sign Kim Min-jae.” Real has a huge amount of money and many players dream of a club, so difficulties are expected for Manchester United.
Premier League clubs are paying attention to Kim Min-jae, who showed his ability through the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, and attention is focusing on which club will recruit Kim Min-jae.