Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) will wear jerseys with its name in Korean.
“PSG will play against Le Havre on Dec. 3 for the first time in the club’s history in uniforms with Korean names,” the club said on its official website on Dec. 1 (Korean time).
Lee is the 13th Korean leaguer to play in France.

He is also PSG’s first Korean player.

“I’m happy to join PSG,” he said.

It’s one of the biggest clubs in the world.

It has the best players in the world.

I’m looking forward to meeting the fans.”
“I am a midfielder who can play both left and right. I can play in a variety of positions,” he said.
In his unofficial debut after joining the club, Lee was immediately injured.

He started a friendly against Le Havre AC in Paris, France, but had to withdraw due to thigh pain. Still, he was well-received.

As French outlet RMC Sport put it, “Lee had a great debut.

He quickly settled into the tempo of the game,” said RMC Sport.
It went on to say, “Lee has caught Luis Enrique’s eye.

He is ready to become a star in the making.”

According to the outlet, Enrique intends to make him a key player for PSG.

He plans to center the team around him this season.
According to French outlet L’Equipe, “He is only used as a winger.

He has experience playing in the center at Mallorca. He can play in any position PSG wants.”
After recovering from his injury, he was out for about a month due to the Asian Games and the A-Match. PSG coach Luis Enrique said of Lee’s return: “He has already proven his level.

Including with the national team.

He needs to develop as a midfielder. But he can also play as a winger, a fake striker or a dropped striker.”
He was immediately given a chance to start.

Lee started against Strasbourg in the ninth round.

Football statistics company Footmob gave him a rating of 7.1. He performed well.

In 90 minutes, he created one chance, completed 91% of his passes (48/53), touched the ball 73 times, and made four passes into the attacking area.
He scored his first goal as a substitute in the UEFA Champions League Group F third leg against AC Milan.

Lee scored the team’s third goal in the 44th minute off a pass from Unai Emery.
After the game, ‘Foot Mercato’ wrote: “Lee Kang-in threatens Ousmane Dembele.

Lee Kang-In, who came on as a substitute, scored the goal.

Dembele was ineffective,” and “Lee showed more aggressive qualities.”
Against Brest in Round 10, Lee sent an out-and-out pass to Mbappe on the counterattack in the 27th minute. Mbappe beat his defender to the ball and slotted it home.
French outlet GetfootballnewsFrance gave Lee a seven-star rating, saying, “He impressed in midfield with his ability to find space in attacking areas and impeccable pass selection.

His pass for Mbappe showed great skill and vision.”
Foot Mercato gave Lee a 5.5 rating, the third highest in the team, saying, “He has always played well.

His technical quality is still impressive.”
Lee then scored his league debut against Montpellier in Round 11.

Lee opened the scoring in the 10th minute of the first leg to give his team the lead.

PSG went on to win 3-0.
In the UCL Group F third leg against Milan, Lee came on as a 15-minute substitute in the second half.

Lee threatened the Milan goal, but no goals came. 토토사이트

In the 43rd minute, he took a pass from Hakimi and body-painted past a defender before firing a left-footed shot that hit the post.

PSG lost 1-2.
After the game, Lee received a favorable rating.

Football stats outlet Footmob gave him a rating of 7.



He had a 96% pass completion rate (25/26), four passes into the attacking zone, and 36 touches of the ball, which is a lot of energy in limited time. Goal.com rated him a 6, saying he “provided quality and intensity.”
Jerome Rotan, who once played for PSG in the mid-2000s, said: “He has better technique than Vitinha. In a contested game, you need to be able to keep the ball.

He showed his skills after coming on as a substitute.”
Didier Dormy, a former PSG defender, added: “He’s not afraid to handle the ball.

He has the ability to get around opponents.

He has the quality to withstand pressure. He is a useful player in the midfield.”
After the Reims game, Lee was called up to the South Korean national soccer team for the November A-Match.

He scored a goal and an assist in two World Cup Asia qualifiers against Singapore.

He added an assist in the win over China.
He played 83 minutes against Newcastle in the fifth round of the UCL.

After the game, Lee received mixed reviews, with football outlet 90min saying, “He lacked dynamism in midfield but was tidy.

He didn’t make an impactful contribution in the final third,” giving him a rating of 6. It’s a fair assessment.

French outlet Foot Mercato gave him a 4, saying, “Lee probably had his worst game since joining PSG.

He looked less than his usual self, which was quite a technical waste, but he tried.

The amount of activity was noteworthy, but not enough to be decisive.”
British outlet Goal.com said: “Bright in the first half.

Tried to create when he got the ball.

He was less involved in the second half” and gave him a rating of 5.
Footmob, a stat-based soccer statistics site, agreed with Lee’s rating.

With a rating of 7.3, he was fifth on the team.

In 82 minutes, Lee created one chance, touched the ball 94 times, made eight passes into the attacking zone, and completed 93% of his passes (66/71), according to FootMob.
He was also dedicated on defense.

He had two interceptions and seven recoveries.

His ground ball win percentage was a bit lower at 44%, but he did challenge for nine.
For Lee, the ratings were a little disappointing.

According to soccer statistician Sofascore, PSG’s main attacking route was down the right flank, where Dembele and Ashraf Hakimi were located.

Newcastle, on the other hand, attacked down the left with Lee Kang-In.
Playing in a 4-3-3 formation as a left midfielder, it was difficult for Lee to be aggressive.

Despite his offensive talents, he was forced to play defensively.
Fortunately, his position in the team is improving.

This time, PSG adopted a Korean marking that has never been seen before in their history.

This wouldn’t have happened if Lee hadn’t been recognized.

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