South Korea’s Monster defender, Kim Min-Jae, is set for Premier League. Everton is one of the clubs that is showing interest in the defender. He is a center-half and also one of the rising stars of football in Asia. He is valuing of £13.5 million by Beijing Guoan, who according to football betting, are prepared to sell.
European scouts, including Everton, are on the radar since making an impression in the K League 1. Besides the most recently Chinese Super League, in which Southampton, PSV, and RB Leipzig being interested in the past.
Who is South Korea’s Monster Defender?
Born in Tongyeong, South Korea, Kim Min-Jae is the son of two professional athletes. He attended several schools in Gyongman province in his youth. These schools farmed for their development of athletes, including Suwan Technical High School, who happens to produce several international footballers.
The 23-year old got his nickname as South Korea’s Monster defender because of his size and aerial ability. He is standing six feet two inches; Kim does not let anything get past him, making him a favorite in a sports betting pick. It will also be unfair to label him as nothing more than a ‘monster’ than he is.
Quickly Rising into Ranks of Korean Football
Kim is quick to rise into the ranks of Korean football, signing for Gyeongju KHNP straight from the university tier. Six months later, he moved to Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors and won K League 1 title twice during his stay. Also, on his debut campaign, he has named Young Player of the year. Besides winning the league and become Team of the Season title in 2017 and 2018.
He joined the Chinese Super League side Beijing Sinobo Guoan for £4.5m in January 2019. Wherein Kim continuously makes an impression with his performance, giving bettors good sports betting odds per game.
He also already has 30 senior caps for South Korea to his name. And a member of the Under-23 squad that won the Asian Games recently. Although, he would have been more caps if not for the injury ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.