Napoli newcomer Min Jae Kim played a vital role in Napoli’s 2-1 win over Lazio at the Stadio Olimpico, scoring the team’s first goal before Khvicha Kvaratskhelia put in a Man of the Match performance to give Luciano Spalletti the three points.
– SSC Napoli official (sscnapoli) 4 September 2022
The South Korean defender has moved smoothly into Italian football, having already scored two goals in five matches so far. As mentioned market transferIt didn’t take long for Kim to win the hearts of Napoli fans, beat the captain, and make Kalidou Koulibaly a thing of the past.
The Parthenobi He got the gold with the signature of the former Fenerbahce man by activating the €19.5 million clause included in his Turkish contract. However, the Parthenobi He was sidelined by two teams early on in the transfer race, with French club Rennes having almost done the deal with him for five hours and Juventus heavily linked with his signature, having followed him for two years.
Napoli won the fray thanks to Kim’s will to sign on their behalf, as he had already decided to play in sky blue under Spalletti. He agreed to a three-year contract with a release clause of 45 million euros, but only for foreign teams, which will come into effect in 2024.