It was predicted that the first task of Barcelona general manager Matteu Alemani, who will move to Aston Villa, will be to recruit Lee Kang-in.
Barcelona announced on its official website on the 3rd (Korean time) that Alemani will leave Barcelona at the end of this season.
Alemani joined Barcelona in March 2021 and worked with Barcelona president Juan Laporta. Barcelona have been on a mission to improve the team’s constitution during a time of financial difficulty. I haven’t worked long hours, but I’m getting positive results. Barcelona are on the verge of winning the Spanish La Liga title in four years.
The contract period between Alemani and Barcelona is until 2024, but Alemani decided to part with Barcelona earlier and take on a new challenge on the English Premier League (EPL) stage. According to local reports, it is known that he made a decision after receiving a large offer from Villa in a situation where there was an internal disagreement.
Spanish media ‘Diarido de Mallorca’ paid attention to the possibility of Lee Kang-in’s transfer to Villa when the news of Alemani’s villa was spread. On the 4th (Korean time), he said, “One of the first things Director Alemani can take on is negotiating the recruitment of Lee Kang-in with Mallorca.”
Lee Kang-in is playing the role of Mallorca’s ace, 메이저사이트 recording 6 goals and 4 assists in 31 matches in Spanish La Liga this season. Opinions are divided on the exact amount, but it is known that there is a transfer permit clause between 17 million euros (about 25.1 billion won) and 30 million euros (about 44.4 billion won), and it is already drawing attention from several clubs. It is connected to a number of EPL clubs, including Spanish La Liga powerhouse Atletico Madrid.
Villa is also one of the teams being discussed as candidates for the destination. As Director Alemani took office at Villa, the number of connections between Villa and Lee Kang-in increased. Alemani has spent a lot of his career in Mallorca. He has been in Mallorca for nearly 20 years, serving as an assistant to the general manager and serving as president. After leaving Mallorca, he worked in Valencia between 2017 and 2019, and during this time Lee Kang-in also belonged to Valencia.