The Republic of Korea’s national team centerback Kim Min-jae is receiving rave reviews. It is evaluated that he perfectly replaced the vacancy of top-class defender Kalidou Koulibaly.
Napoli will face Frankfurt in the first leg of the round of 16 of the 2022-23 season European Football Association (UEFA) Champions League (UCL) held at Deutsche Bank Parque in Frankfurt, Germany at 5 am (Korean time) on the 22nd.
It is Naples that is aiming for ‘Scudetto (championship in Italy Serie A)’ as well as ‘Big Year (UCL championship trophy)’. In Group A of the group stage, they faced Liverpool, Ajax and Rangers in turn and succeeded in advancing to the tournament in first place. It was unrivaled enough to give only one loss in six matches.
The opponent in the round of 16 is last season’s Europa League (UEL) champion Frankfurt. In Group D of the group stage, it competed against Tottenham Hotspur, Sporting, and Olympique Marseille and advanced to the round of 16 in second place. 바카라사이트
Prior to the game, Daniele Adani, who served as a player in the Italian national team and has been active as a commentator at Italy’s ‘RAI’ since retirement, shed light on Kim Min-jae. He told ‘Bobo TV’, “I will tell you one thing about Kim Min-jae. When the old players left, the biggest difference would be the position of Kim Min-jae. It’s because it wasn’t,” he said.
“Coulibaly was evaluated as one of the best defenders in the world. However, the vacancy he left behind was improved by Kim Min-jae. because of it,” he said. It is evaluated that Kim Min-jae completely filled the gap with Koulibaly transfer.
Kim Min-jae is playing an active part in the Naples blast this season. If there are Viktor Osimen and Hvica Kvarachhelia in attack, Anguisa, Piotr Zielinski, and Stanislav Robotka in midfield, there is Kim Min-jae in defense. He is loved on and off the field for his unique reckless defense and dedicated attitude. Kim Min-jae is making a name for himself as a key defender who protects Napoli’s goal under the moderation of coach Luciano Spalletti.