Is Manchester United also withdrawing from signing Kim Min-jae? RB Leipzig center back Mohamed Simakan has been predicted to fiercely compete with Arsenal.
French Foot Mercato said on the 14th (Korean time), “Two Premier League teams battled for Shimakhan. Man United and Arsenal have fallen in love with Shimakhan’s skills. Shimakhan can ignite the transfer market this summer.” told
Shimakhan, who moved to Leipzig from Strasbourg in 2021, emerged as the representative Bundesliga center back after two seasons of transfer. Along with his teammate Joshkogvardiol, he is responsible for the defense of Leipzig.
This season, he played as a right-back and showed off his multi-talented abilities without regret. He has recorded 3 goals and 8 assists in 34 games since the opening, showing his ability to produce high-level offensive points.
He was born in 2000 and is only 23 years old. The next 10 years can run smoothly. Many teams showed interest in this, and it is known that Manchester United and Arsenal are the most active.
The media explained, “Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta expects Shimakhan to give a new option to the defense,” and “Man United are looking for center backs to replace Lisandro Martinez, Raphael Baran’s injuries, Victor Lindelof and Luke Shaw. there is,” he added.
As the competition for the Bundesliga representative defender was announced, the possibility of Kim Min-jae joining Manchester United naturally decreased.
Kim Min-jae is also receiving attention from many teams. It is true that the buyout amount is set between 50 million and 60 million euros (KRW 72 billion to 87 billion won), but there is a burden of paying the transfer fee in a lump sum 스포츠토토.
As the competition to recruit Shimakan may result in a higher transfer fee than expected, it seems difficult to readily pay a transfer fee of close to 80 billion won to Min-jae Kim.