Napoli, Lee Kang-in buyout 30 billion won… Are you prepared for a ‘war of money’ with the PL team?
While Atletico Madrid said it had no intention of paying a buyout for Kang-in Lee, Napoli seemed to have a different idea than Atletico.
Lee Kang-in,안전놀이터 who is attracting the attention of many teams for his tremendous performance in Mallorca this season, is expected to fiercely recruit in the coming summer.
As the teams paying attention to Lee Kang-in’s performance have already lined up, local media have already reported that Mallorca plans to trigger a buyout clause or transfer Lee Kang-in if an offer for a transfer fee comes in.
Several Premier League clubs, including Aston Villa, Newcastle, Wolverhampton, and Tottenham, have already shown interest, and the news that Atlético, a prestigious La Liga, has also put Lee Kang-in on the recruiting list, was reported, and a fierce competition was expected.
In particular, Atlético seemed to be at the forefront of the recruitment battle, as it was said that it was a recruitment target directly approved by coach Diego Simeone.
However, according to local media reports in Spain, Atlético did not seem to be very active before signing Lee Kang-in.
Spanish media Marca recently said, “Atletico will not pay 17 million euros (about 24.7 billion won) for Lee Kang-in. The Atletico office connected to Lee Kang-in’s future insisted, ‘We do not want Lee Kang-in at that price.’ and will only bid if the transfer fee falls below 10 million euros (approximately 14.5 billion won).”
In the midst of this, news is being conveyed that Napoli, which will actively reinforce this coming summer, will not hesitate to pay a buyout for the recruitment of Lee Kang-in, and there is a possibility that the game will be overturned before the recruitment.
Spanish media El Gol Dietal reported on the 15th (Korean time), “The new interest in Lee Kang-in made his transfer to Atletico complicated.”
El Goal Diethal said, “Lee Kang-in has adapted well to La Liga and is a very suitable player for Atlético. Given the transfer of Yannick Carrasco, Atlético must add an offensive talent.”
“But this is not an easy move. Atletico is considering a transfer fee of 17 million euros. In addition, Napoli’s move will be one of the problems Atletico may face in order to recruit Lee Kang-in,” he said. Ha added that Napoli’s move could have an impact on Atlético.
The media explained that unlike Atlético’s concerns, Napoli can show an active attitude in recruiting Lee Kang-in.
“Napoli want to improve their squad and make changes to their wingers,” said El Gol Diethal. We will not hesitate to pay 20 million euros (about 29 billion won) in
On the other hand, if Napoli shows an active attitude, the Premier League teams that were aiming to recruit Lee Kang-in are expected to face difficulties in the competition.
Napoli, who became the Serie A champion for the first time in 33 years this season, may leave the team such as Victor Osimen and Kim Min-jae, but it is likely to occupy an important position in the transfer market as there is a possibility of making a large investment with the transfer fee of the players concerned.
It is expected that Korean fans will be an important factor in the transfer market this summer to see what variables the Lee Kang-in recruitment battle will face with Napoli’s joining.