From Minnesota to Chicago… Hwang Eui-jo ‘Official Recruitment Proposal’

Hwang Eui-jo received an offer from Chicago Fire FC.

He is Korea’s signature striker. He did not receive much attention until he played an active role in Gamba Osaka following Seongnam, but his stock price increased through the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games. Joining as a wild card at the time, he recorded 9 goals and 1 assist in 7 games, becoming the top scorer of the tournament and leading the national team to the gold medal.

Thanks to his performance at this time, he succeeded in entering Europe in 2019 and became a key player in Girondins de Bordeaux. In the first year of his transfer, he stood out by scoring 6 league goals, and after that, his stock price increased by succeeding in scoring double digits in the league for two consecutive seasons.

Ahead of this season, transfer rumors arose. This is because Bordeaux was relegated to the second division and the possibility of relegation to the third division was discussed due to financial problems. In the end, the sale of key players was inevitable to solve the financial problem, and Hwang Ui-jo was also one of the candidates.

Fortunately, the third division was relegated, but Hwang Ui-jo’s transfer was not prevented. Many clubs, including Brest, Wolverhampton and Nantes, have expressed interest in him. After quite slow negotiations, Nottingham Forest was confirmed as the destination. Hwang Eui-jo, who entered the English stage in this way, immediately left for loan to affiliate club Olympiacos.

I thought the Greek stage would be easy because I conquered the French league. However, Hwang Ui-jo’s journey was difficult. He appeared in 12 matches, 토토사이트 including cup competitions, but failed to score a single goal. Although he still has a loan period remaining, the possibility of termination has also been raised.

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