Can we see the reunion of best friends Korean-Japanese duo Lee Kang-in and Kubo Takefusa? Reports surfaced that Napoli were interested in them.
Italian media Gazzetta dello Sport reported on the 11th (Korean time) that Napoli are aiming for more Asian players after seeing Kim Min-jae’s tremendous performance.
The media reported, “Napoli wants to bring in more Asian players. After Kim Min-jae’s good performance in Napoli, players who will succeed him are being seen everywhere,” and “Kim Min-jae will receive many offers in the summer.” .
At the same time, the media mentioned three Asian players. The first player mentioned was Takefusa Kubo. Takefusa was mentioned as the most likely candidate.
Kubo transferred completely to Real Sociedad this season and is showing outstanding performance. He scored 8 goals and 5 assists in 30 La Liga matches and scored 8 goals and 7 assists in 39 official matches.
The next player mentioned after Gubo is Lee Kang-in of Mallorca. Lee Kang-in is currently linked with Atletico Madrid.
Lee Kang-in also performed fantastically in Mallorca this season and quickly emerged as the team’s ace. He has 6 goals and 5 assists in 32 league games.
The two players were compared a lot while growing up in Spain from the youth level, but they grew up to the adult stage as close friends. 먹튀검증
In the 2021/22 season, Lee Kang-in moved to Mallorca as a free agency and Kubo joined on loan, eating a pot of rice. This season is the first and last time Lee Kang-in and Kubo played together.
The reunion of the two players can be possible thanks to Kim Min-jae. Napoli showed greater interest in Asian players thanks to Kim Min-jae’s performance, and it is the first time that both players have been mentioned at the same time.
Meanwhile, in addition to the two players, the media picked Daichi Kamada (Frankfurt) as an Asian player Napoli is interested in.