The Italian media regretted that Minjae Kim was leaving the Italian stage.
Napoli won 3-1 against Inter Milan in the 36th round of Italian Serie A in the 2022-23 season held at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in Naforil, Italy on the 22nd at 1:00 am (Korean time). With 3 points, Napoli remain in first place.
Napoli secured the title early, but since they have only won once this month, they have made a large selection of key players to win this game. In addition to Kim Min-jae, most of Napoli’s key resources, such as Victor Osimen, Hvitza Kvarachhelia, Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Stanislav Lobotka, and Piotr Zielinski, were the starters.
Kim Min-jae was tasked with tying up Romelu Lukaku. As he did throughout this season, Kim Min-jae, who played as a left center back in the back 4 against Inter Milan, frequently faced off against Lukaku, who played as Inter Milan’s right striker due to his position, and contributed to the team’s defense by leaving good defensive stats for about 75 minutes. . Napoli took the lead through Jambo Angusa’s goal in the second half, but after Kim Min-jae was substituted, Lukaku conceded the goal. Fortunately, we won thanks to Di Lorenzo and Gianluca Gaetano’s consecutive goals, but it was a game where the importance of Kim Min-jae was felt again.
Italian media poured out rave reviews for Kim Min-jae, who literally tied Lukaku tight. Italy’s ‘Calcio Napoli’ applauded that Min-jae Kim tied Lukaku perfectly, saying, “Min-jae Kim is unmatched. He made Lukaku unable to breathe properly.”
Another Italian media, ‘Calcio Mercato’ said,안전놀이터 “No one can pass by Kim Min-jae. Kim Min-jae shows perfect performance every time he plays as a starter. Kim Min-jae is highly likely to leave the Italian stage soon, but it’s just regretful.” I regretted leaving the Serie A stage.
Kim Min-jae, who left a deep impression on Italian fans through this season, is in a situation where he may leave the Italian stage after one season. Currently, Kim Min-jae is strongly connected to Manchester United, and there were reports that Kim Min-jae’s joining Manchester United was close enough to the extent that Man U recognized a house for Kim Min-jae to live in the local area. However, Kim Min-jae’s side denied the news, saying that they were still monitoring the situation and had not started negotiations.