Napoli coach, “A player like this in my life…Kim Min-jae is crazy!”
Coach Luciano Spalletti also praised Kim Min-jae.
Napoli won 4-0 against Turin in the 27th round of Italian Serie A in the 2022-23 season held at the Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino in Turin, Italy at 11:00 pm (Korean time) on the 19th. Napoli, who added 3 points, secured their top spot in the league with 71 points.
This time, Gyeonggi-do Kim Min-jae was amazing. Torino’s key striker, Antonio Sanabria, was tied up and controlled, and showed stable defense with 2 tackles안전놀이터, 4 interceptions, and 3 clearances. His passing was great and his progress was excellent. With Kim Min-jae firmly guarding the rear, Napoli was able to focus more on attack.
Italy’s ‘Tuto Napoli’ said, “Kim Min-jae dominated the defensive area. After releasing the dangerous area, he broke through with a technical appearance and showed a strong appearance. Although he received a warning, coach Spalletti continued to use Kim Min-jae. Amir Rahmani Even after being replaced, he kept the defense well,” and gave it 7 points. The soccer statistics media ‘whoscored.com’ standard rating was quite high at 7.41 points.
Amid Kim Min-jae’s performance, Napoli recorded a 4-0 victory with Victor Osimen’s multi-goal, Hvitza Kvarachhelia and Tanguy Ndombele’s goals each. At the same time, it became 19 points clear of second place Lazio. Even if there are 11 matches left, if there is no major change, the Serie A championship trophy seems to belong to Napoli. Napoli fans are already excited about winning the league title for the first time in 33 years.
At the post-game press conference, coach Spalletti praised Kim Min-jae. Coach Spalletti, who praises Min-jae Kim with similar but different compliments every time, said, “I have never seen a player like Min-jae Kim in my life and career. It’s hard to find a player with this level of skill and quality. It’s really amazing, always aggressive, every game. It shows why you should run as a starter.”
Spalletti’s interview has been reported by famous journalist Fabricio Romano and others, making it more well-known. Just as Spalletti previously called Kim Min-jae “a world-class centre-back,” which spread throughout Europe, this praise is likely to further fuel interest in Kim Min-jae, who is already a hot potato.