Roma coach Jose Mourinho announced that they missed Kim Min Jae and that he was upset because of this.
The Portuguese coach said that while he was running Tottenham Hotspur, they made an offer of 5 million Euros to Fenerbahce for Kim Min Jae, but the yellow-dark blue team wanted 10 million Euros. Mourinho described that era as follows:When I was at Tottenham, I asked for Kim Min Jae to be transferred. We even video chatted. We offered 5 million Euros, Fenerbahçe wanted 10 million Euros. Tottenham couldn’t pay for it at the time and look who’s where now? It has risen to the highest level.“
Kim Min Jae made Fenerbahce history
Kim Min Jae, who transferred 3 million Euros from BJ Guoan to Fenerbahçe at the beginning of the 2021-22 season at the request of Vitor Pereira, played in the yellow and navy blue team for one season.
The South Korean defender, who attracted the attention of European giants with his performance in Fenerbahçe, was transferred to Napoli, one of the biggest clubs in Italy, with a transfer fee of 18 million Euros. This transfer was one of the most expensive sales in Fenerbahçe’s history.
Kim min Jae, who is one of the important players of the first team in the Italian team, played in 25 matches this season and scored 2 goals.