Veteran coach Luciano Spalletti, coach of Napoli, praised his team’s center back Kim Min-jae exceptionally.

Coach Spalletti praised Min-jae Kim as “the best center 메이저사이트 back in the world”, who supported the 2-0 scoreless victory in the 26th round of Italian Serie A in the 2022-2023 season against Atalanta held at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in Naples, Italy on the 12th (Korean time). .

Spalletti said, “Kim Min-jae does at least 20 amazing things on the pitch. He can reach the opponent’s penalty area in 5 seconds while holding the ball. Watching him get used to the new method, I felt that he is the best. “I can’t tell how far it will grow,” he said.

In fact, Kim Min-jae played as Napoli’s left center back that day, and while maintaining his original position, he constantly crossed the left sideline and the opponent’s camp, contributing to the offense and defense. Napoli won 2-0 with goals from Cravatskelia and Ramani in the second half

When asked about comparison with Min-jae Kim’s ‘former center back’ Kalidou Coulibaly (Chelsea), coach Spalletti said, “Both players are extraordinary. They are very fast and dominate opponents even in open spaces. He has the ability to recover. Also, in complex situations, he looks at his colleagues around him and extends a helping hand. So it seems that he has become a 3-4 player. Besides, Min-jae Kim is younger than Koulibaly. Min-jae Kim, who has tremendous potential, will I want to see what kind of player he will be in one year, two years, three years.”

Kim Min-jae raised concerns when he was replaced by Joao Jesus in the 31st minute of the second half.Kim Min-jae complained of pain in his right calf after blocking the opponent’s attack with a bold tackle in the 25th minute of the second half. Then, after one more header competition, the replacement was made.

Coach Spalletti laughed, saying, “Kim Min-jae is fine. He has to attend training tomorrow, so he told me not to joke.”

Kim Min-jae started in 25 of the team’s 26 league games this season. The local media is constantly linking him to Manchester United.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *