Former national team tall striker Kim Shin-wook (35), who was recently rumored to return to the K-League, is expected to wear the Hong Kong Kitsch SC uniform.
The Hong Kong media ‘South China Morning Post’ reported on the 28th (local time), “Kitche of the Hong Kong Premier League is on the verge of signing former Korean national striker Kim Shin-wook as a free agent.”
The media added that the contract will be finalized within a few days, citing sources.
Kitchi’s chairman Ken Ng also told the South China Morning Post that “we are actively working to sign Kim Shin-wook on a free transfer,” and then said, “We are approaching an important moment (contract completion).”
However, Chairman Ken Ng showed a cautious reaction because it was not confirmed yet. “Nothing is real until the contract is signed and the player is pictured in the new uniform,” he said.
He emphasized that he would not be vigilant until the last moment, referring to the case of Chelsea hijacking Mikhailo Mudrik (Ukraine), who was about to join Arsenal.
Kim Shin-wook, who played for Lion City in the Singapore Premier League, is looking for a new team after recently signing a contract with the club. Recently, there has been talk that Kim Shin-wook can return to the stage in the K-League for the end of his career.
According to the media, Kitchi club was the first to approach Kim Shin-wook, and since then, multiple K-League teams are showing interest in him.
Meanwhile, Kim Shin-wook made his debut on the K-League stage wearing an Ulsan Hyundai uniform in 2009, and later transferred to Shanghai Shenhua (China) through Jeonbuk Hyundai in the summer of 2019. Kim Shin-wook, who signed a contract with Lion City in November 2021, scored 21 goals in 26 games in the Singapore League last year.안전놀이터
Kim Shin-wook also scored 16 goals in 56 A matches as a member of the Korean national team, and participated in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
In Kitchie, veteran striker Dejan Damianovic (42, Montenegro), who played in the K-League, plays an active role, and Kim Dong-jin (41), a former Korean national team player, played as a player and coached after retiring, so it is a familiar club.
Kitchi is leading the Hong Kong Premier League this season with 8 wins and 1 loss (24 points).