South Korean International kang-in Lee is on the verge of joining Paris Saint Germain, according to multiple sources.
RCD Mallorca and Paris Saint Germain are in further negotiation for the former Valencia prodigy.
Kang-in Lee joined Mallorca in 2021 and he had a remarkable first season in the Spanish La Liga.
The 22-year-old played 39 games this campaign, scoring 6 goals and providing 7 assists.
His superb performances for The Pirates has attracted interest from big clubs across Europe.
Atletico Madrid earlier signified their interest in the midfielder, but Paris Saint Germain are in pole position to secure his services.
The Parisians put forward a €15 million offer to RCD Mallorca for Lee, €3 million more than Atletico Madrid’s tabled offer of €12 million.
Both parties are still holding talks
Negotiations are still ongoing for the youngster, however, an agreement is close to being a reality.
Kang-in Lee has supposedly agreed personal terms with the French top-flight league champions.
His potential signing would assist in filling the massive boots left by the recent exit of Lionel Messi.
Messi departed Paris following the expiration of the season to join Inter Miami on a free transfer.
There are also speculations regarding the possible departure of Neymar from the French capital.
If and when the deal is completed, Kang-in Lee’s incoming into the PSG squad will give a bolster of fresh energy and creativity into PSG’s midfield and on the wings.
Paris Saint Germain are set to undergo a rebuilding process this summer with Lionel Messi departing for the MLS.
Reports also suggest that Kylian Mbappe could also be closing in on the exit door with speculations emanating of the Frenchman’s desire to exit the club.
It appears Sporting director Luis Campos has moved away from the customary way Les Parisians do business in the summer.
Campos is not in search of only big name players but players who have got real quality and hunger to deliver.
The record 11th time Champions of the Ligue 1 dismissed Christophe Galtier in June.
They are in advanced negotiations with Julian Nagelsmann as they intend to lure him over to the club.
Nagelsmann would be saddled with the responsibility of leading this PSG team which would potentially include Kang-in Lee into a new era.
Main parts of Lee’s medical has already been completed as concluding paperworks are being sorted over the structure of the deal.
The attacking midfielder follows an impressive list of signings potentially to be made this summer by Paris Saint Germain which includes; Marco Asensio, Ugarte and Cher Ndour.
Who is Kang-in Lee and when was he born?
He is a South Korean professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Mallorca and the South Korea national team.
He was born on the 19th of February 2001.
Kang-in Lee’s father?
The name of Lee’s father is Lee Woon-seong and he was a taekwondo instructor in Incheon and a big football fan.
He was a massive fan of the late legendary Argentine player Diego Armando Maradona.
His mother’s name is Kang Sung-mi.
Is Kang-in Lee in a relationship?
Based on what we gathered, Lee is single and he does not have a girlfriend.
Kang-in Lee’s salary, net worth and market value?
He earns £6,000 weekly at RCD Mallorca, Kang-in Lee’s net worth is estimated to be about $1 – 4 million.
For Lee’s market value, it has been pegged at €22 million.
Kang-in Lee’s stats?
Kang-in Lee has made 164 appearances so far in his career, he has scored 15 goals and provided 16 assists.
The agency catering for Kang-in Lee?
His agent is the INTEGRAL ADVISING FOOTBALL S.L
Kang-in Lee’s contract duration?
His contract with RCD Mallorca although set to end soon, runs until the 30th of June 2025.
Some impressive information on Kang-in Lee
He is the youngest South Korean to play in the history of the UEFA Champions League at 18 years 6 months (17 Sept, 2019 vs. Chelsea FC).
He is the youngest South Korean in the history of European professional football (30 Oct, 2019 vs. CD Ebro).
Additionally, Lee is the youngest non-Spanish player to play for Valencia CF.
Shockingly, he is the first Asian in the history of Valencia CF.