Klinsmann Wanted to Select a Mixed Korean-German Midfielder

Klinsmann wanted to select a mixed Korean-German midfielder for the national team

German Sky Sports report… Castrop from Nuremberg in the 2nd Bundesliga.

German media reported that former coach Jürgen Klinsmann (Germany),

who left the Korean national soccer team, tried to select a midfielder who was born to a Korean mother and a German father and plays in Germany to the national team. 카지노

Sky Sports Germany said on the 24th (Korean time),

“According to sources, the Korea Football Association is trying to persuade Jens Castrop,

a 20-year-old talented midfielder who plays for FC Nuremberg in the German second division Bundesliga,” and “Nuremberg is also aware of this.” “It was reported.

Coach Jürgen Klinsmann

The media reported, “Coach Klinsmann, who has now been fired, tried to select Castrov during the international break in March.

Andreas Köpke, who had played for Nuremberg, contacted him.”

Köpke was the goalkeeper coach of the Korean national team under Coach Klinsmann.

Castrov is known to have dual nationality, having a Korean mother and a German father.

Born in Düsseldorf, Germany in 2003, he played in the youth teams of Düsseldorf and FC Cologne before joining the Cologne professional team in 2020,

but did not make his first-team debut, and played in the second division Bundesliga after being loaned to Nuremberg in 2022.

Sky Sports Germany

Thanks to his performance during his loan period, he completely transferred to Nuremberg last summer,

and has appeared in 17 league games this season, scoring 2 goals and 1 assist.

According to a past interview reported by Sky Sports, Castrov said,

“I am German, but my mother is from Korea, so we have quite a connection.

I have also been to Korea several times.”

He said, “Korea is a truly beautiful country.

“The people and culture are great,” he said, adding, “So I have not only the German but also the Korean flag.”

Castrop, who has already been called up to the German national team from the age of 16 to under-20,

has never made his debut as a senior national team member, so he decided to play Korea.

There is no major obstacle to making a choice.

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