The destination of Lee Kang-in (22, Mallorca) may not be Atletico Madrid, with whom he is strongly linked.
Spanish media ‘Lelebo’ reported on the 10th (Korea time), “No agreement has been reached between Mallorca Lee Kang-in and Atletico.”
Atlético de Mallorca inquired about signing Lee Kang-in during the transfer market last winter. However, Mallorca coach Javier Aguirre strongly opposed his transfer, fearing that the team’s performance would plummet if Lee Kang-in, the team’s main player, left.
The temperature difference is different in the upcoming summer transfer market. Mallorca has a contract with Lee Kang-in until June 30, 2025. It is better for clubs to sell when Lee Kang-in’s ransom price soars after receiving love calls from various clubs. Lee Kang-in also wants to play on the big stage. That’s why summer transfers are guaranteed.
Until recently, Atletico showed the most active ‘hug Lee Kang-in’ movement.
Another Spanish media, ‘Superdeporte’ said last month, “Lee Kang-in’s contract clause (buyout) is 30 million euros (about 42.4 billion won), but Mallorca will allow his transfer for 20 million euros ( about 28.4 billion won). have an idea. Atletico and Lee Kang-in were said to be linked. “
However, it seems that no consensus has been reached.
Initially, the purchase of Lee Kang-in was known to be 17 million euros (about 23.5 billion earned), but transfer experts say that the amount has recently risen to a maximum of 30 million euros (about 41.5 billion earned) to win).
Atlético, who did not have financial power, sent an offer to Mallorca for 15 million euros (about 20.5 billion won), which was less than the buy-in of Lee Kang, including a promising player. However, what has been heard is that “no agreement has been reached.”
Recently, Real Sociedad is fast emerging as Lee Kang-in’s next destination. The story of adding the possibility of being able to recruit by triggering a purchase is flowing out.
Spain’s ‘España Dario Football’ said on the 8th, “Sociedad are trying to steal one of the best contracts in La Liga from Atletico. It’s clear what kind of signing Sociedad will need this summer. They need a star player, “he said. , bringing up Lee Kang-in’s name.
Lee Kang-in, who played an active role in Mallorca this season, recorded 6 goals and 6 assists in the league, becoming the first Korean player to achieve double-digit attacking points in La Liga. It was different from the previous season, when it was difficult to compete for the starting position. The number of league appearances was also 36 times (33 starts).
In particular, the ability to dribble to stop the opponent from moving was the highlight. He recorded 90 dribbling developments, coming second in the most successful dribbles in La Liga after Vinicius Junior (Real Madrid, 112). Even if the range is expanded to Europe’s top 5 leagues, it reaches 4th place. In addition, the dribbling success rate was 72.6%, which was close to twice that of Vinicius (42.1%).