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Manchester United want to offer more than necessary for Napoli star Min-jae Kim



Manchester United want to offer more than necessary for Napoli star Min-jae Kim

The Red Devils want to improve their central defense and are probably aiming for a Napoli top performer.

Manchester United want to sign defender Min-jae Kim from newly crowned Serie A champions SSC Napoli. According to a report by the Red Devils Corriere dello Sport ready to bid a significantly higher sum for the centre-back than would be necessary given his release clause.

Kim is under contract with Napoli until 2025, with both sides having the option of a two-year extension. The fixed fee for the 26-year-old is 45 million euros for foreign clubs and must be paid between July 1st and 15th.

United but would like in accordance Corriere dello Sport Bid 60 million euros to ensure that the coveted World Cup participant actually moves to Old Trafford.

Kim is enjoying a stellar debut season with the Partenopei, attracting interest from several top clubs with his performances. In addition to United, Manchester City, Liverpool FC and PSG are also being traded as possible new employers.

After stints at several South Korean clubs, Kim joined BJ Guoan in China from Jeonbuk Hyundai in 2019. In 2021, Fenerbahce signed him for a fee of three million euros. A year later, Napoli brought him to Serie A for around 18 million euros.

Kim made 42 competitive appearances for Napoli this season. He got two goals and two assists. At the World Cup in Qatar, he completed three games for South Korea’s national team.