[인터풋볼] Reporter Shin Dong-hun = Kim Min-jae’s ransom price has risen significantly.
On the 21st (Korea time), football statistics media ‘TransferMarkt’ updated the ransom values of players playing in Italy’s Serie A. The media updates the player’s value from time to time by taking into account current performance, age, contract period, etc. The increase in the ransom of Napoli players, which continues its individual Serie A system, was a concern.
Kim Min-jae became 50 million euros (he won about 70.4 billion). Last November, it was 35 million euros (about 49.2 billion won), but it rose by 15 million euros (about 21.1 billion won). It was a natural procedure. Kim Min-jae, who wore the Napoli outfit this season, was evaluated as the best centre-back in Serie A with his incredible performance. Receiving complete trust from manager Luciano Spalletti, he was in charge of Napoli’s backline. The ability to compete was overwhelming, and basic defense such as positioning and interception was excellent.
The buildability was also great. He had a high pass success rate and was good at switching from left to right and long passes. There were times when he stepped forward momentarily to steal the ball and then went up to help develop the game. The monster back title was not a waste at all. Coach Spalletti also praised Kim Min-jae, saying, “First class usage,” and “He’s playing a game I’ve never seen in my life.”
The blockbuster performance shown in Naples led to an explosion of interest. He continued to be linked with English Premier League (EPL) teams such as Manchester United, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur, and there were also rumors of transfers to major non-EPL clubs such as Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). As much as that, the interest in Kim Min-jae is hot. The more it went up, the more it went up, eventually reaching 50 million euros.
When Kim Min-jae left Guoan, Beijing and came to Fenerbahce, the estimated ransom was 6.5 million euros (about 9.1 billion won). Kim Min-jae brought it up about 8 times. In less than two years, the ransom price has increased dramatically. Now, Kim Min-jae is only 10 million euros (about 14 billion won) apart from Son Heung-min, the leading player. What you need to know is that this amount is unlikely to peak.
Meanwhile, in addition to Kim Min-jae, the ransom of leading Napoli players such as Victor Osimen, Hvitza Kvarazhelia, Andre-Frank Jambo Anguisa, Stanislav Robotka, and Alex Meret has risen significantly.
Photo = Napoli, Transfermarkt