The transfer of Kim Min-jae (27-Napoli) has been accepted by the local media. Italian media predicted that Kim will not return to Napoli.
The Italian Calcio Napoli 24 reported on the 6th (KST), “Kim Min-jae has left Napoli. He said goodbye to his teammates,” reported Calcio Napoli 24.
Kim Min-jae officially completed the 2022-23 season on 5 May with the final league match against Sampdoria. Kim celebrated in front of Napoli’s home fans, winning the Serie A’s best defence award. The local media predicted that this would be the last time Kim would play for Napoli.메이저사이트
Currently, Kim is on the shortlist of several English Premier League (EPL) clubs, including Manchester United. It seems that Manchester United are actively pursuing the player. Reports of a potential transfer are popping up every day.
Less than a year after joining Napoli, there are reasons to believe that a move is likely. Kim has already established himself as one of the best defenders in Serie A and has proven to be a world-class player. The transfer fee is also relatively low. His buyout clause of around 50 million euros ($70 million) is reportedly triggered between the 1st and 15th of next month. Napoli are also in a difficult position to hold onto Kim, whose stock has risen.
According to Calcio Napoli 24, “Kim Min-jae will leave Napoli to sign with Manchester United. We are just waiting for the official announcement, which should come in mid-July. Napoli fans can’t avoid the departure of their great idol.” The media did not doubt the parting of the ways, saying that Kim was last seen sharing in the joy of lifting the trophy with his teammates after the final.
“It’s been a crazy season, but I feel like I’ve achieved my goals,” Kim said to the media at the airport as he stepped onto Korean soil after his best season yet.
Kim, who won gold at Jakarta-Palembang 2018 and received military service benefits, will join Nonsan Training Centre on 15 May for basic military training. He will not be available for the two June A matches against Peru and El Salvador. The transfer is expected to be finalised three weeks after his arrival.