MANCHESTER UNITED are reportedly plotting a swoop for South Korean star Kim Min-jae.

The 26-year-old only moved to Napoli from Fenerbahce last summer but has already got a huge list of admirers.

Man Utd are chasing Napoli’s Min-Jae Kim
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And now United have allegedly joined the chase to sign the centre-back, who is currently in Qatar on World Cup duty.

However, they face a fight with at least three other Premier League clubs to snap-up the 26-year-old ace.

Min-jae has played 20 times for the runaway Serie A leaders this term – with his team only conceding 12 goals in 15 top-flight matches.

He is under contract until 2025 with an option for an additional two years on his deal.

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That has not stopped Calcio Mercato from claiming that a host of clubs are already considering a move for him.

United are the latest to be linked with a transfer swoop.

However, Tottenham have also held a long-term interest in Min-jae.

And Brighton and Fulham have him on their wanted list too.


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This report states that Napoli have no interest in selling him once the transfer window opens in January but he could be available come the summer.

Min-jae started his career back in his homeland with Gyeongju KHNP and then Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors.

A switch to Beijing Guoan in the Chinese Super League followed before Napoli came knocking after two years.

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