Kim Min-jae (26-Napoli) is closing in on a move to Bayern Munich. The two clubs are reportedly close to agreeing on personal terms as well as a buyout clause of €70 million.

European transfer market expert Fabrizio Romano updated his social media accounts on Saturday (Aug. 16) with the latest news on the Kim Min-jae transfer. He wrote: “Munich presented Kim Min-jae with the club’s project from this week. “Negotiations have progressed quickly and the player has been tempted by the Bavarians,” he said, adding that they are close to agreeing on personal terms. “Manchester United are still interested in Kim Min-jae. However, a deal has not been finalized.” Munich are reportedly willing to pay a buyout of €70 million (approximately $97.3 billion) to sign Kim.
Munich ‘hijack’ → coach Eric ten Hagh ‘shocked’
Kim Min-jae’s transfer situation is changing rapidly. Initially, it looked like the player was close to joining Manchester United, but things have changed. Recently, local British media reported that Kim will arrive at Old Trafford on July 1 and revealed a specific salary. The Sun even reported that Kim will earn £9 million per year (approximately $14.5 billion) after completing buyout negotiations.

However, Munich tried to “hijack” the deal. United fans are also upset. On the same day, the British ‘Team Talk’ reported, “Kim Min-jae and Man United seemed to have almost completed the transfer negotiations. However, United manager Eric ten Hagh was shocked when Kim reversed course and made a surprise move to Munich,” the report said.

“A move for Kim has been a major topic of interest in recent months. Manchester City, Newcastle, Chelsea, and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) were all interested메이저놀이터,” he said. “It was United who led the race and it looked like Kim would join the club on July 1. But that’s not the case now. It seems that Kim Min-jae has ended his transfer negotiations with Munich,” he said, adding that a move to Munich is highly likely.

“Shame on you for missing out on Kim Min-jae”… Man Utd prepare to sign Leeds defender
The Scottish publication The Sun revealed the reactions of United fans. “Man Utd fans have reacted furiously to reports that Munich have hijacked Kim Min-jae. They are frustrated and angry.” “Shame on you,” “I hate this team,” “Man Utd is over,” and more on social media.

There are also reports that United are rushing to sign another center back in case the Kim deal falls through. According to British outlet Sportsmall, Leeds United’s Robin Koch could be a possible surprise signing. Koch is a similar type of long defender to Kim and is the same age.

Kim Min-jae to Munich ‘official’ while in training?
Kim Min-jae returned to South Korea from Naples, Italy, via Incheon International Airport on Nov. 6 to undergo basic military training. He returned home with a Serie A championship medal around his neck and the league’s best defender trophy in one hand. Kim led Napoli to the title this season and became the first Asian player to be named the league’s Best Defender and Team of the Year (Best 11). “I feel like I’ve accomplished all my goals,” Kim said after the season. Some speculated that his remarks were made with a move in mind, saying that he might be looking for a different challenge in a new league and team after achieving everything in Italy.

Kim entered the training center on the 15th for basic military training. The South Korean national soccer team will play two June A matches against Peru on June 16 and El Salvador on June 20. The team will be without its “defensive core,” Kim Min-jae.

The European summer transfer window will open on July 1, while Kim is undergoing military training. Fans are eager to see where he will end up while he is still in training. For now, a move to Munich seems more likely, as they have negotiated faster than United.

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