The most coveted claim by professional soccer K League 1 coaches was “soccer genius” Yoon Bit-garam (33, Suwon FC).
On the 20th, the 2023 professional soccer K League 1 Media Day was held at The-K Hotel in Yangjae-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul. Managers of 12 K-League teams were asked to select the most coveted player among other team captains. Among them, the most popular player was Suwon FC veteran Bit Garam Yoon.
Gangwon FC coach Choi Yong-soo selected Yoon Bit-garam. Regarding the reason, he praised, “I have excellent and extraordinary soccer talent. I am greedy.” Veteran Yoon Bit-garam has been nicknamed ‘soccer genius’ for his excellent sense and passing skills. She struggled with an injury last season when she was a member of her former team, Jeju United, but through this transfer market, she moves to Suwon FC and aims for a revival.
Daegu FC coach Choi Won-kwon also explained, “I wish Bitgaram Yoon would come. I thought of Bitgaram Yoon because the team needed a creative player.”
Gwangju FC coach Lee Jeong-hyo also chose Yoon Bit-garam, but for a slightly different reason. Director Lee said, “Although there is a skillful part, I want to have a conversation. I wonder what kind of thinking that friend has. He seems to have confidence in himself, but I think the code will suit me well, so I want to have a conversation.”
Ulsan Hyundai captain center back Jung Seung-hyun was also one of the popular players. Suwon FC coach Kim Do-gyun said, “I was asked the same question last year. Suwon FC scored a lot, but also conceded a lot. The defense is desperately needed.
However, Jeonbuk Hyundai manager Kim Sang-sik countered, saying, “Hong Jeong-ho cannot be taken away.” He said, “I will also choose Jung Seung-hyun next to me. Since they are a rival team, I coveted the Ulsan players.” 스포츠토토
In response, Jung Seung-hyun expressed his affection, saying, “Last year, when I was at Kimcheon Sangmu, coach Kim Sang-shik chose me. But I will not leave Ulsan coach Hong Myung-bo.” Coach Hong Myung-bo also praised him, saying, “Coveting Jeong Seung-hyun means that he will perform well in the league.”
Daejeon Hana Citizen coach Lee Min-seong chose Gangwon FC captain Lim Chang-woo, and Jeju United coach Nam Ki-il chose Ahn Young-gyu of Gwangju. Suwon Samsung coach Lee Byeong-geun explained, “I want to bring in Daejeon’s Ju Se-jong. He said he wanted to win 3 against our team, but if Ju Se-jong is missing, we will win 3. Ju Se-jong is a player who plays a lot of roles.” did. Then director Lee Min-seong drew the line, saying, “It’s nonsense.”
The pick for Pohang coach Kim Ki-dong was Jeju Choi Yeong-jun, and Incheon coach Cho Sung-hwan was Hong Jeong-ho. Seoul coach Ahn Ik-soo said, “There are many players who represent the K-League on our team. I will trust our players and go.”