Valencia sent Lee Kang-in in the summer of 2021. As a result, it was a disappointing decision.
Spain’s ‘Estadio Deportivo’ said on the 2nd (Korean time), “Valencia continues to lose good players recently. The most regrettable case occurred in the summer of 2021. They had to let go of Lee Kang-in due to the aftermath of the signing of Marcos Andre.” reported that
The media continued, “Valencia paid 8.5 million euros (approximately 12.5 billion won) to bring Andre from Valladolid at the time. And they had to release one of the three non-European quotas. In the end, Lee Kang-in became the scapegoat, and the transfer market Right before the deadline, he left for Mallorca on a free contract.”
Lee Kang-in joined the Valencia youth academy in 2011. After seven years of steady growth, he made his Valencia first-team debut in October 2018. This was the moment when he broke the record for the youngest foreign player to debut in the history of the club. A lot of attention was paid to the appearance of a new promising player.바카라사이트
However, subsequent actions did not live up to expectations. Above all, it was difficult to get a proper opportunity to compete in Valencia. In the end, Lee Kang-in decided to take on a new challenge. Ahead of the start of the 2021–22 season, he joined Mallorca from Valencia.
In the process, Andre joined Valencia, as mentioned by ‘Estadio Deportivo’. Andre is a Brazilian striker born in 1996. With Andre’s arrival, Valencia had to let go of one of their three non-European quarterbacks.
As a result, Valencia’s decision failed. Andre made 31 league appearances last season, but only started eight and scored just one goal. This season, the situation has not changed. He has scored 1 goal in 17 league matches (3 starts, 14 substitutes). Valencia are currently in 17th place and have to worry about relegation.
On the other hand, Lee Kang-in is flying fast. Last season, he had a period of adaptation by digesting 30 La Liga games (15 starts, 15 substitutes). And this season, he has established himself as a key player with the trust of coach Javier Aguirre. He has appeared in 31 league matches so far, scoring 6 goals and 4 assists.
Continuing his outstanding performance, he was also nominated for the La Liga Team of the Year. Lee Kang-in, who has been named in the midfielder division, competes with “world-class” players such as Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Federico Valverde (above Real Madrid), Frankie the Yong, Gaby, and Pedri (above Barcelona).