Liverpool Newsnow: If Kim Min-jae transfers to the Premier League, Liverpool and Manchester United are willing to pay him more than twice what he is now making in South Korea
Liverpool Newsnow: Calcio Napoli reports that next season, Kim Min-jae’s pay at Liverpool or Manchester United might increase from €2 million to €5 million. The 26-year-old defender has a net annual salary of €2 million from Napoli. The club is still interested in re-signing him and eliminating his release clause.
Kim Min-jae’s stellar play this season has made him a fan favorite at Napoli. The 26-year-old defender has been an integral part of the Napoli team’s success in Serie A this season.
Kim Min-jae is responsible for leading a top-tier defense. Several of England’s most prominent citizens have taken notice of his accomplishments. The disclosure of a release clause in the South Korean’s contract has piqued the interest of Liverpool and Manchester United.
Liverpool Newsnow: Will the Reds get him?
According to reports, Kim Min-jae will have a €50 million to €70 million clause that will be in effect for two weeks in July. For clubs not participating in the Champions League, the release clause will be reduced by €10 million from the full amount.
This provision will attract interest from teams like Liverpool, who may try to sign the 26-year-old defender this summer. After such a fantastic season, Jurgen Klopp will let the South Korean to join if he shows interest.
As of right now, Manchester United is willing to pay the release clause. The price may change for them, since they remain favourites to qualify for the Champions League. Erik ten Hag is still interested in adding a new defender to his team.
Manchester United are aware of the challenge they have in trying to persuade Kim Min-jae to join the team given Liverpool’s interest. The Premier League powerhouses are prepared to spend €5 million net year to lure the defender away from their rivals.
Napoli is interested in signing him to a new deal. But they are only ready to pay €2.5 million net each season, with additional payments of up to €500,000. The greater financial incentive provided by Premier League teams over Napoli might be a deciding factor in his future.
Napoli is certain that the club’s sports project will be adequate to keep its players. They want to be role models for younger players. So they’ll do it their all to win over the 26-year-old defensive back. For the time being, the South Korean is still keen on playing in the Premier League. But his future club will be decided during the summer transfer window.