Kim Min-jae held his first press conference after joining Bayern Munich.
Kim Min-jae officially became a Munich player on the 19th (Korean time). Munich officially announced on the club website, “We have recruited Korean national team defender Kim Min-jae from Napoli. The contract period is until 2028.” Kim Min-jae’s transfer fee is expected to be 50 million euros (approximately 71.7 billion won), which corresponds to the buyout amount, and the uniform number Kim Min-jae will wear in Munich is 3, just like in Naples.
Kim Min-jae said, “Munich is a club that all football players dream of. I look forward to what will happen in the future. I will continue to improve here. Through conversations with the club, I could see how much the club cares about me. The first goal is to play as many games as possible, and then to lift as many championships as possible.”
After Kim Min-jae’s joining, coach Thomas Tuchel also said, “Kim Min-jae showed a fantastic performance at Napoli last season. Kim Min-jae has an unusual career after joining Napoli through China and Turkey. Everything,” he said, revealing his anticipation for Kim Min-jae.
In the video released afterwards, coach Tuchel approached Min-jae Kim, hugged Min-jae Kim, stroked his cheek, and showed affection, saying, “You will do really well here.
Kim Min-jae, who entered Munich amid hospitality, held a press conference. On this day, Kim Min-jae attended a press conference with CEO Jan-Christian Driessen. Munich released a summary of the press conference on its website. According to Munich, Kim Min-jae will also attend a team presentation in Munich scheduled for the weekend.
First of all, Kim Min-jae said about his uniform number, “I received number 3. My goal is to give my all and continue the tradition of this number.”
When asked what kind of conversation he had with coach Tuchel, he said, “Coach Tuchel told me how I would adapt to Munich. If we play with back 3, I will play in back 3, and if we play with back 4, I will play in back 4. If the coach places me on the left, I will play on the left.” Kim Min-jae played as a left center back for Napoli and as a right center back for the Korean national team.
Kim Min-jae is now a Munich player. Kim Min-jae said, “I communicate with my colleagues in English, but I try to learn German quickly. In Napoli, everyone was involved in defense. We won the championship in 33 years and did our best. I am now a Munich player. It is important to play the football that the coach expects.”
Regarding the nickname ‘monster’, he explained about his nickname, “I accept it positively because it is a nickname that shows the characteristics of my play. I want to live up to it in Germany. My nickname started in Korea. There were several, but this nickname was fixed.”
Kim Min-jae had his last name, ‘Kim’ written in English, ‘KIM’ engraved on his uniform during his Naples days. He changed his name to ‘MIN JAE’ after moving to Munich. Regarding this, Kim Min-jae said, “I prefer to put Min-jae (name) on my uniform, but I like it when the fans call me Kim (KIM).”카지노
Lastly, Kim Min-jae expressed his anticipation ahead of the new challenge, saying, “The players, coaches, and CEO Dresen are taking good care of me. I feel really good and look forward to the challenge.”