Kim Min-jae, who has been playing a big role in Naples this season, is attracting attention with various transfer rumors.
While Kim Min-jae is known to be subject to a buyout clause after the end of this season, rumors of transfers to various clubs, such as Manchester United (hereinafter referred to as Manchester United), are attracting attention. In order to protect Kim Min-jae, who is known to have a buyout amount of around 48 million euros (approximately 66.6 billion won), Napoli is aiming to increase the buyout amount along with renewing the contract.
Italian media Calciomercato said on the 24th (local time), ‘Kim Min-jae’s agent demanded a double increase in Kim Min-jae’s annual salary. If so, Kim Min-jae’s annual salary will be 5.2 million euros (about 7.2 billion won). The problem is that Napoli has internally decided not to pay more than 3.5 million euros (about 4.9 billion won) in annual salary to any player. He mentioned that Manchester United is a club ahead of Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid in the race to sign Kim Min-jae.
On the 25th, England’s Liverpool Echo said, ‘Liverpool needs to strengthen its defense after suffering a crushing defeat to Real Madrid. Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp is interested in signing Bastoni from Inter Milan as well as Kim Min-jae,’ he said. Liverpool is also a club that has been constantly interested in Kim Min-jae recruitment rumors.메이저놀이터
Napoli, led by Kim Min-jae’s defense, is leading the league with an overwhelming record in Serie A this season, and is also recording the least goals in the league. Napoli won 2-0 in the first leg of the 2022-23 season UEFA Champions League Round of 16 away against Frankfurt held on the 22nd, and Kim Min-jae played full-time. With Kim Min-jae’s performance, Napoli continued its upward trend by winning the last 4 games in a row without conceding a goal. Based on his performance against Frankfurt, Min-jae Kim was also selected as one of the best 11 of the week in the round of 16 of the Champions League selected by UEFA.
British team talk said on the 25th, ‘Kim Min-jae can be a valuable investment for Manchester United. Varane will turn 30 in April and Maguire could leave Manchester United at the end of the season. Manchester United could benefit from signing another central defender who is in his prime. Min-jae Kim commented that he could develop Manchester United’s defence.