Kim Min-jae is not expected to start.
Bayern Munich will play Copenhagen at 5 a.m. on the 30th at the Football Arena Munich in Munich, Germany, in the fifth round of the 2023/24 season UEFA Champions League UCL Group A qualifying match.
Bayern Munich has already confirmed its advance to the round of 16 through a victory, so it does not need to lose its power by mobilizing all of its power.
Attention is focusing on whether Kim Min-jae will be deployed. UEFA predicted that Thomas Tuchel would not give up starting as it is a key resource.
In other words, it was expected that Kim Min-jae would start against Copenhagen.
However, the atmosphere has changed. A few hours later, UEFA offered a different outlook. It is predicted that Kim Min-jae will be removed from the starting list and Leon Goretzka will start.
Attention is focusing on whether Kim Min-jae will be able to take a rest for the first time in a while.
German media “Bild” and “Sport” said earlier that Kim Min-jae was absent from training ahead of Bayern Munich’s showdown with Copenhagen.
Kim Min-jae is unable to rest. On the 25th, he played without a break in the 12th round of the German Bundesliga against FC Cologne. Despite the controversy over abuse, he continued his push by playing full-time in 15 consecutive games.
Kim Min-jae collapsed during the game. In the 14th minute of the first half, he jumped while fighting for the ball with Cologne players, but he fell to the ground due to the opponent’s harsh behavior.
Kim Min-jae lay on the ground for a while and complained of pain. Everyone was worried that it might be a big injury. He touched his back and complained of pain, but he got up right away and went around the ground again.
Bayern Munich took the lead with the first goal in the 20th minute of the first half. Sané grabbed the ball from the left side of the penalty box and attempted a sharp shot. Kane calmly opened the scoring in the second ball situation after the Cologne goalkeeper’s save.
Kim Min-jae contributed to the scoreless game by playing full time in 15 consecutive games. It received a 7.5 rating from football statistics site ‘Footmob’. He then received a 7.3 rating from “Huscoord Dotcom.”
Kim Min-jae attempted 123 passes, the most in the game, but boasted a high success rate of 95.1%. Three interceptions and two clearouts completely blocked Cologne’s attack.
Kim Min-jae left Jeonbuk Hyundai and moved to Fenerbahce in Turkiye via Beijing Guoan, entering the European stage. He showed off his presence and made a good impression.
Since then, he headed to Naples, and Kim Min-jae showed off his iron pillar in the previous season, showing off his tremendous performance, which is a natural result.
Kim Min-jae dominated the Italian stage last season with his monster defender presence in Napoli. It showed a tremendous performance and made a good impression around the world.
In particular, Napoli’s advance to the quarterfinals of the UCL and their first league victory in 33 years boosted their stock price by winning the Italian Serie A best defense award.
With his performance on his back, Kim Min-jae was nominated for the 2023 Ballon d’Or.
Regarding Kim Min-jae’s selection of Ballon d’Or candidates, he said, “He showed athletic ability and first touch ability across the ground and the air. It boasted the most passes and high success rate in Italian Serie A last season. “I played for Napoli before moving to Bayern Munich and made him forget about Kalidou Koulibaly,” he explained.
Kim Min-jae is the fifth Korean player to be nominated for the Ballon d’Or after Seol Ki-hyun Andrecht, Park Ji-sung Manchester United 2019 in 2005, and Son Heung-min Tottenham Hotspur in 2022.
Son Heung-min, who ranked 11th in the history of South Korean players, was the top scorer in the English Premier League EPL in the 2021/22 season.
Kim Min-jae failed to challenge Son Heung-min’s stronghold, but he set a dignified record.
The three central defenders selected for the final 30 Ballon d’Or were Kim Min-jae, Yoshko Gvardiol, and Huweng Dias.
Kim Min-jae was ranked 22nd, the highest in defense among the 30 Ballon d’Or candidates. Gvardiol 25, Dice ranked 30th. It is proof that it is recognized as the best in the world.
France’s “Lecif” mentioned why Kim Min-jae was selected as the final 30 candidates for the Ballon d’Or, saying, “Before moving to Bayern Munich, he made me forget his predecessor Kalidou Koulibaly with his ability to provide and his first build-up in Naples.”
For Kim Min-jae, the stage between Naples and Italy was narrow. Bayern Munich was mouthwatering and confirmed its recruitment by paying the highest transfer fee for an Asian player.
“Bayern Munich is a dream-like club for all footballers,” Kim Min-jae said. I’m looking forward to everything that’s going to unfold. I’ll keep improving.The first goal is to play in many games. After that, I want to lift as many championships as possible,” he said, expressing excitement about the new challenge.
Bayern Munich CEO Jean-Christian Drissen said, “Kim Min-jae won the Italian Serie A title in Napoli last season and is a player who has made great progress enough to win the Best Defender Award. Both mental and speed are impressive. I’m sure it’ll inspire fans with the play,” he said, welcoming him to join.
Kim Min-jae seems to be successful in making a soft landing in the Bundesliga and big clubs as he has established himself as a key defender for Bayern Munich.
The global sports media “ESPN” recently had a time to point out and highlight the best players of all ages.
Super-luxury players such as Lionel Messi, Kevin De Bruyne, Robert Lewandowski, Mohamed Salah, Bruno Fernandes, Erling Holland and Kylian Mbappe were mentioned.
Kim Min-jae has joined the ranks of ultra-luxury players. He showed off his presence by being selected as the best player at the age of 26.
As for Kim Min-jae, he said, “I’m in my second season in the top five big leagues. Am I overestimating my performance at Napoli?”
“Kim Min-jae has the potential to become the world’s best center back for the next five years,” he said, acknowledging his potential.
There was also a suspicious look at Kim Min-jae.
Germany’s “Sky Sports” said, “Kim Min-jae, who moved from Napoli to Munich for 50 million euros this summer, needs to adapt to Munich and the Bundesliga. So far, Kim Min-jae has never played the best on the field,” he pointed out.
German soccer legend Lothar Mateus recently took out a message of criticism, saying Kim Min-jae’s performance was not good.
Mateus said, “Kim Min-jae will be of great help. Played his best for Napoli. “He will also show good performance in Bayern Munich,” he said, making no secret of his expectations at the time of joining the club.
However, afterwards, “Kim Min-jae is not performing as well as we expected. You have to get used to the German Bundesliga. There is no great performance seen in Italy. “I’m not showing what I expected,” he criticized.
“Harry Kane proved it, but Kim Min-jae has hardly shown that he is worth 50 million euros in transfer fees so far,” the German media Kicker said.
No matter what anyone says, Kim Min-jae is growing into a world center back as Bayern Munich’s main defender.
However, there is also controversy over Kim Min-jae’s abuse as he has played too many games.
Everything about Kim Minjae With the injury of Upamecano and Matthijs the Licht, he is in charge of Bayern Munich’s defense without a break.
As Kim Min-jae is in charge of Bayern Munich’s defense alone, there is also controversy over abuse. Critics point out that he is tired and does not show proper performance.
German media pointed out Kim Min-jae’s mistake and criticized him with the lowest rating.
Portuguese media ‘portalcascais’ said, “Kim Min-jae established himself as a key player immediately after moving to Bayern Munich. With De Licht and Upamecano out injured, he was alone in charge of the team’s defense. As full-time digestion continues recently, there are concerns about injuries and poor performance. He also has to play the schedule for the Korean national team. “There are bound to be ups and downs physically,” he said, expressing concern.
Bayern Munich opened up about Kim Min-jae’s controversy over abuse.
Bayern Munich general manager Christian Pruitt said, “Kim Min-jae plays for more than 90 minutes every game, so it is natural that he is less focused on a difficult schedule. It’s because he’s also a human being,” he said.
Manager Thomas Tuchel said, “In the back, Kim Min-jae definitely made a mistake and it happened due to the wrong play. It is not a situation to criticize. It is also true that he played too much,” he said, acknowledging the abuse.
German media “Sport 1” said on the 14th, “Bayern Munich only has three central defenders. Kim Min-jae is the only player who plays consistently. He played 959 minutes out of 990 minutes this season. “I also played full-time in four Champions League games,” he said, shedding light on his recent move.
“We need to think about the right time to provide Kim Min-jae with a break. “Even monsters are bound to be exhausted,” he said, expressing concern about overwork.
Despite the controversy over Bayern Munich director Christophe Freund Kim Min-jae’s abuse, he said, “I’m a big fan. He also praised the team by saying, “I’m bringing great mental strength to the team.”
Kim Min-jae is exhausted as he has played full-time in 15 consecutive games. He also joined the A-match national team in November and played both games.
Bayern Munich has already confirmed its advance to the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League UCL. If you don’t want Kim Min-jae to fall down, it’s right to give him a break. The good news is that he missed the training. 스포츠토토사이트
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