The Italian media selected Kim Min-jae as the best defender in Serie A.
Italian media Tutomercato Web said on the 11th (Korean time), “The 5 best defenders after the 17th round of Serie A. There is no such thing as a monster,” he reported on Kim Min-jae and Serie A defenders’ performance so far.
Kim Min-jae moved from Fenerbahce to Naples with a transfer fee of 18 million euros (approximately 24.2 billion won) ahead of the 2022/23 season. He established himself as a key defender immediately after transferring to Naples, and showed off stable defensive power against the best strikers in the league.
Kim Min-jae was recognized for his performance in Napoli by winning the Serie A Player of the Month award last September, and recently, six months after his transfer, he has emerged as a target for recruitment by big clubs, and his skills are getting higher and higher.
Thanks to Kim Min-jae’s performance, Napoli is also the leader of the league with 14 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss with 44 points. Napoli showed a stable performance throughout the first half without recording a loss.
The media said, “Kim Min-jae fully justified the moniker of monster, and he was selected as the best defender in Serie A after 16 games,” and placed Kim Min-jae in first place with the highest rating. 먹튀검증
In addition to Kim Min-jae, the 5 players selected by the media include Per Shurs (Torino), Rodrigo Beckau (Torino), Danilo (Juventus), and Josh Doig (Hellas Verona), who have great defensive influence in the club, respectively, from 2nd to 5th. settled up to the top.
Meanwhile, Kim Min-jae was replaced after playing only the first half in the last match against Sampdoria. Afterwards, Kim Min-jae, who had concerns about injury, is expected to play normally in the home game against Juventus at 4:45 am on the 14th, according to local media reports.
If Kim Min-jae continues his reputation as the best defender in the league against Napoli’s rival Juventus, it is expected to be a great help for Napoli’s second half journey in the future.