It seems that the buyout of ‘Blue Iron Pillar’ Kim Min-jae (27, Naples) will be adjusted upwards.
Italy’s ‘Il Martino’ reported on the 4th (Korean time) that Napoli will increase the buyout amount to prevent the outflow of Kim Min-jae after one season. 먹튀검증
The media explained, “The excellent performance and aspirations of the English Premier League (EPL) have made it possible to take immediate action against central defender Kim Min-jae, who was recruited from Fenerbahce (Turkiye) last summer.”
Kim Min-jae signed a 3+2 year contract when he joined Napoli in July of last year. His annual salary is known to be around 2.5 million euros (approximately 3.4 billion won) after tax. What is interesting about Kim Min-jae’s contract with Napoli is that this summer, which will be the first year, Kim’s buyout can be triggered for 15 days from July 1st to 15th.
At first, Napoli did not expect Kim Min-jae, who was recruited as a substitute for Kalidou Koulibaly (32, Chelsea), to trigger a buyout. However, as the season began, things changed. As the game went on, Kim Min-jae showed his true value and went beyond Serie A to become one of the best defenders in Europe.
“The first half of Min-Jae Kim’s season in Italy was almost perfect. This is why the top English clubs have been closely tracking Min-Jae Kim’s performance for several months. It is also because of the release clause included in the contract,” the media emphasized. did.
It means that while Kim Min-jae is showing good skills in every game, the relatively cheap buyout clause has attracted the appetite of various clubs in England. It means that Kim Min-jae’s performance was impressive.
According to the media, Napoli set Kim Min-jae’s buyout clause at 48 million euros (approximately 64.8 billion won). However, Napoli are working to raise this buyout amount. Chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis and general manager Cristiano Giuntoli are trying to raise it to 65 million euros (approximately 87.8 billion won).
The media expressed concern about the possibility that Kim Min-jae could leave Italy after one season, adding, “It could be a reasonable price for an English club,” regarding the buyout amount to be raised.
Last month, Italy’s ‘Corriere dello Sport’ also reported in an article titled ‘Project Kim’ that President Aurelio De Laurentiis and Director Giuntoli are moving to raise the wall around Kim Min-jae. To this end, he added that he is reviewing an increase in the buyout amount as well as an annual salary increase for Kim Min-jae.