It seems that Kim Min-jae is a player that Bayern Munich strongly wants 안전놀이터.
Germany’s ‘Bild’ reported on the 18th (KST), “Kim Min-jae is a player who has been mentioned several times by Munich’s transfer team. According to our information, the team consists of head coach Thomas Tuchel, honorary chairman Uli Hoeneß and Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, who are in charge of transfers. In addition, Tuchel and Kim have been in contact via video call,” the report said.
Kim joined Napoli ahead of this season. He made his European debut last season with Fenerbahçe. Despite only playing for one season, he made a huge impact and earned a call from the big leagues. Since his move to Napoli, Kim has been a regular in the starting lineup, making 35 appearances in the Italian Serie A.
With Kim’s help, Napoli conceded the fewest goals in the league with 28 in 38 games, jumping out to a commanding lead early in the season and eventually winning their first Serie A title in 33 years after the 1989-90 season. Kim was recognized for his performance by winning the Best Defender award.
As a result, his value skyrocketed. When he first arrived in Europe, he was valued at 6.5 million euros (about 9.1 billion won) according to soccer statistics site TransferMarkt. But now it’s a whopping 60 million euros (about 84.2 billion won). That’s a nearly 10-fold increase.
There were also transfer rumors. At first, Manchester United seemed to be the favorite. Newcastle United were also mentioned, but it was claimed that United were the frontrunners. United manager Eric ten Hagh wants a player who can compete with the likes of Lisandro Martinez and Rafael Varane at center back, and Kim Min-jae is reportedly the target.
He was even willing to pay a buyout. Kim’s contract includes a release clause that allows him to be released, but with special conditions. It can only be triggered by a foreign club between July 1 and 15. The price tag was between €50 million and €60 million, which was not out of reach for the big clubs.
However, the transfer was delayed. There hasn’t been much news since, and in the meantime, another team has emerged with the intention of triggering the buyout. Munich. Munich are in a similar situation to United. With Luca Hernandez and Benjamin Pavard likely to leave this summer, they’re looking for someone to join Matthijs de Ligt and Dayot Upamecano in defense.
Specific terms are being discussed. The contract is expected to last for five years, with an annual salary of around €10 million. According to transfer market expert Fabrizio Romano, the player decided to move to Munich after hearing about the club’s project.
The local mood in Napoli is also in favor of Kim going to Munich. Napoli source ‘Napoli Piu’ said, “According to Germany’s ‘Bild’, Tuchel has spoken to Kim Min-jae on the phone. This shows the Munich side’s desire to make Kim a key figure in the club’s project 토토사이트순위.”
“The parties hope to finalize the deal as soon as possible,” the outlet continued. However, under the current contract, the buyout is triggered in July, so they will have to wait. Kim has already shown great potential in the Serie A ranks. A move to Munich would confirm that he will be a promising defender.”