Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann, who personally watched Son Heung-min (Tottenham) and Oh Hyun-kyu (Celtic), is now leaving for Italy and Germany to meet Kim Min-jae (Napoli), Lee Jae-seong (Mainz), and Jung Woo-young (Freiburg). am.
An official from the Korea Football Association said on the 17th, 안전놀이터“Coach Klinsman, who watched and talked to Son Heung-min and Oh Hyun-gyu in England, plans to check other Europeans in Italy during the week and Germany on the weekend.” We will share our opinions.”
Coach Klinsman visited Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England with head coach Andreas Herzog on the 15th (Korean time) to watch Son Heung-min score against Bournemouth in the English Premier League (EPL). It is known that he met and talked with Son Heung-min after the game.
Before visiting London, head coach Herzog visited Gent, Belgium, to personally check Hong Hyun-seok’s (KAA Gent) performance. Hong Hyun-seok, who has recently been consistently selected for the national team by age group, is active as a main player for Gent this season.
Coach Klinsman visited the Rugby Park in Kilmarnock, Scotland the next day and watched Oh Hyun-kyu play. Although Oh Hyun-gyu did not come out as a starter, he was put in at the start of the second half and played an active role for 45 minutes.
Coach Klinsman, who watched two games in England, is now moving to Napoli, Italy. Initially, coach Klinsman planned to check Min-jae Kim’s performance through the second leg of the UEFA Champions League quarterfinal between Napoli and AC Milan at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in Naples on the 19th.
However, as Kim Min-jae accumulated warnings in the first leg of the quarterfinals, he was unable to play in the second leg.
Although we cannot see Kim Min-jae’s match, coach Klinsman is scheduled to visit Napoli and meet Kim Min-jae as scheduled.
Kim Min-jae raised controversy through interviews with reporters after finishing both A matches in Korea last month. According to an official from the Daehap Football Association, coach Klinsman at the time said, “I understand Kim Min-jae’s psychological state.
After meeting Kim Min-jae, coach Klinsmann plans to go to Germany to watch Lee Jae-sung and Jung Woo-young, who are active in the Bundesliga.
Mainz, to which Lee Jae-sung belongs, faces Bayern Munich in the home room on the 22nd. Klinsmann’s visit to Mainz is likely to be meaningful for him personally as he has served as both a player and manager at Bayern Munich in the past.
Coach Klinsmann plans to go to Freiburg the day after the match against Mainz to watch the match between Freiburg and Schalke.
Coach Klinsmann plans to watch both German Bundesliga matches and then return to Korea at the end of this month to personally check the players active in the K-League.