“I was shocked and disappointed. I didn’t feel the will to recruit Ulsan.”In response to Ulsan coach Hong Myung-bo’s criticism that he was “the worst Japanese player I’ve ever met,” Amano Jun (Jeonbuk) refuted, “I was shocked, but it wasn’t a lie.”
On the 11th, coach Hong Myung-bo said, “When Amano first talked to me, money was not important, but in the end he moved to Jeonbuk Hyundai because of money.” , the worst ever,” he strongly criticized.
Then, at a press conference held at the Jeonbuk Hyundai Clubhouse on the 12th, Amano said, “It was not a lie. Ulsan had no will to sign with me,” he explained. “I used to talk lightly about the contract with Ulsan from last summer스포츠토토 but even after the season ended and after returning to Japan, there was no formal offer from the Ulsan club for a while.” He said, “I asked for a meeting in Ulsan the day after the recruitment offer came from Jeonbuk Hyundai, but I think it was just a request because they didn’t want to send me to Jeonbuk.” I felt there was none,” he added. In mid-November, when the proposal came from Ulsan, it was difficult to reverse the decision because he had already leaned toward Jeonbuk.
Regarding coach Hong’s remarks yesterday, “I was shocked and disappointed, but I still think of coach Hong Myung-bo as a comrade who brought me to the K-League and fought together for Ulsan’s first championship in 17 years. I still respect him and consider him a gift.” In anticipation that Ulsan would severely check Amano this season, “Jeong Seung-hyun even said in Japanese, ‘Be careful. I have no choice but to adapt well and show results.”
Amano played for Ulsan last season and contributed to Ulsan’s first championship in 17 years by scoring 9 goals and 1 assist in 30 regular league games. The original team was Yokohama, Japan, and last season Ulsan and Jeonbuk in the 2023 season were both rented.
At one time, the teacher and student who ran with one goal became between exchanging sharp criticism with the transfer.