Ousmane Dembele’s move to Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) is not good news for Lee Kang-in.
Currently, PSG are finishing the process of signing Dembele. Multiple media, including Spain’s ‘Lelevo’, said on the 1st (Korean time), “Dembele will play for PSG. Dembele has already signed a five-year advance contract with PSG. Xavi Hernandez, Barcelona coach, said he would always protect We lost one of the most important players we’ve ever played.”
“There is nothing more to negotiate between teams. The transfer fee is 50 million euros (about 70.7 billion won). Dembele decided with confidence in the PSG project. “I want to shine at the highest level and have a desire to return to my home country,” he added. “Now there is speculation that Dembele’s contract to become a PSG player is only an official announcement.
If Dembele becomes a PSG player, he is likely to be Lee Kang-in’s competitor. PSG manager Luis Enrique put Lee Kang-in as a right winger in a friendly match against Le Havre, Lee Kang-in’s debut. Lee Kang-in can play in various positions after blooming his talent in Mallorca, but he shows his best when used as a right winger and attacking midfielder.
Coach Enrique seems to have recruited Lee Kang-in as a right winger to better utilize his offensive ability. Players such as Lee Kang-in and Marco Asensio can play in the right winger’s position, but Dembele was recruited because he needed additional reinforcement from the right winger.
In terms of style, Dembele and Lee Kang-in are very different. Dembele is a player who is good at dribbling with speed and both feet. You can hit it to the center, but you prefer a side play against the defender.
Not only minor injuries and ups and downs, but also mental problems are pointed out, but he is a very competitive player on the field. He is also a member of the French national team, so he is expected to compete very fiercely with Lee Kang-in.
Accordingly, the soccer media “Score 90” predicted the starting list for the 2023-24 season based on the recent PSG transfer rumors. In the 3-4-3 formation, Dembele, not Lee Kang-in, took the right wing forward position. Neymar-Randal Kolomuani-Dembele formed the offensive line. In the midfield, Vitina and Manuel Ugarte were inherited, and Lee Kang-in was not judged to be the main players.