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Man City joins the race for United’s target Kim Min Jae

By Liam Styles

Man City joins the race for United’s target Kim Min Jae

Guardiola could increase its squad depth avoiding this United signing

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After having been heavily linked with United, the 26 year-old defender Kim Min Jae could finally go to Manchester but to the Citizen part, as the Manchester City is joining the race to sign a main target of Erik Ten Hag, which could increase the Citizen strength at its center-back in terms of squad depth while avoids its eternal rival to improve his.

During several weeks the Manchester United coach Erik Ten Hag has seen how his interest in his main targets hasn’t been corresponding with the speed in the team negotiations, slowed down because of the delay in the club selling process, which has received the criticism of the fans and has avoided the progress in the Mancunian summer transfer window.

Given that, the discussions between the Korean international Kim Min Jae, set as a top priority for the Red Devils, haven’t advanced in recent weeks and it has made other clubs join the race to sign the defender, with Bayern Munich appearing to be closing in on a deal for the player, and Newcastle United making the player also a priority signing.

Man City is the last team joining the race for Kim Min Jae

The last team plotting on the Korean international could make him travel to Manchester, but not necessarily to join United. According the Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport, Napoli’s central defender has a €58million release clause that becomes active on 1 July and Manchester City has join the race to sign him, so Kim Min Jae could be now deciding whether its final destination in July is the Etihad or Old Trafford.
 


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