Lee Kang-In will take off from Paris next week to join his national team at the Asian Games. The South Korean team’s request was finally accepted, even if the rookie will miss several matches.
Under pressure from the South Korean football federation, Paris SG agreed to send Lee Kang-In to defend the colors of his country for the Asian Games. The international regulations in this matter authorized the capital club to keep its winger in its squad without being at fault. But South Korea’s desire to bring back one of its stars for this very popular competition in Asia ended up paying off. Even though he missed a good part of the start of the season due to an injury to his left thigh, Kang-In Lee will join his team for a competition which begins in a few days, even before the official launch of the Games, on September 23. The precise dates of his departure still remain to be known, but the South Korean will miss several important matches with Paris SG, including the one against OM in Ligue 1 and the one against Dortmund in the Champions League.
Lee thanks PSG
« We are grateful to PSG for being able to handle the situation in this way and helping the player. Everyone is happy », would have confided the player’s entourage according to L’Equipe. A tolerance on the part of the Ile-de-France club which was necessarily received in a moderate manner, the day after an international break and especially Lee’s return from injury. But PSG also intends to maintain good relations with the South Korean federation and with a country which has taken an interest in the capital club since the signing of the former Mallorca player. However, between his physical problems and a tournament where South Korea is one of the favorites, with the possibility that he will go far in the competition, Kang-In Lee’s start to the season will leave Parisian supporters on their toes. hunger. South Korea is a double contender for the event title, and the tournament does not end until October 7.