The ransom value of ‘monster defender’ Kim Min-jae (26), who is active in Italian professional football Serie A Naples, has risen to the point of being included in the league’s ‘Best 11’.
According to the market value of Serie A players updated on the 22nd (Korean time) by Transfermarkt, which specializes in soccer player transfers, Kim Min-jae’s ransom value soared to 50 million euros (approximately 70.5 billion won).
This is equivalent to 11th place in Serie A, and is third in Naples after Victor Osimen (100 million euros) and Hvica Kvarachhelia (85 million euros).
Among Korean players, he ranks second after Son Heung-min (Tottenham), who is recording 60 million euros (approximately 84.6 billion won), 15th among center backs around the world, and 6th among players born in 1996.
Kim Min-jae, who moved to Naples in July of last year, took part in 35 official games, including 2 goals and 1 assist in 26 regular league games in the 2022-2023 season, and took the lead in the team’s league lead and the first European Football Federation ( He helped advance to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League (UCL).
In September of last year, at the beginning of the season, his market value was estimated at 25 million euros (approximately 35.2 billion won), which doubled in half a year as he settled on the Italian stage.
In November of last year, it was 35 million euros (about 49.2 billion won), and in 4 months, 15 million euros (about 21.1 billion won) were added.
Compared to the end of March last year when Fenerbahce of Turkey (Turkey) was a member, the new market value in one year has risen nearly five times from 11 million euros (approximately 15.5 billion won).
Meanwhile, Son Heung-min, who showed a somewhat sluggish appearance this season, fell in market value from 70 million euros (approximately 98.6 billion won) in November last year.
Since rising to 90 million euros (approximately 126.8 billion won) in December 2020, his ransom has been on a downward curve little by little.
Following Son Heung-min and Kim Min-jae, the ransoms of Hwang Hee-chan (Wolverhampton) and Lee Kang-in (Mallorca) were as high as 12 million euros (approximately 16.9 billion won) as Korean players. 안전놀이터