Hwang Hee-chan (27, Wolverhampton) was called up to Klinsmann for the second home A-match match.
He said he was encouraged by the recent recognition of his skills by Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola. This is an official interview conducted prior to the Korean national soccer team training held at Paju NFC on the afternoon of the 10th.
When Hwang Hee-chan was asked about getting a new nickname, ‘Korean guy’ due to his recent outstanding performance in the game against Manchester City, he said, “I think nicknames come out one by one when things get a little boring, but I’m glad that it seems to be a very positive nickname. He also answered, “I thought it was positive to be able to promote Korea and Korea.”
Coach Guardiola called Hwang Hee-chan the Korean Guy at a press conference held a day before the 7th round of the 2023-2024 English Premier League (EPL) against Wolverhampton. 토토사이트
And the next day, on the 1st, Hwang Hee-chan scored the winning goal against Manchester City, leading Wolverhampton to a 2-1 victory.
Regarding this, Hwang Hee-chan said, “I may not have remembered my name, but I felt honored that the best coach for a long time mentioned (me) in terms of my skills, and I gained confidence before playing the game.”
When asked if this had made his name known, he said, “It is true that there was more response from Europe after that.”
Hwang Hee-chan is performing brilliantly in the EPL this season. In the 8th round of the EPL home game against Aston Villa on the 8th, he scored his 6th goal of the season in the 8th minute of the second half. He is 4th in the EPL scoring rankings this season.
Manchester City’s Erling Haaland is the sole leader with 8 goals, and Son Heung-min (31, Tottenham) has 6 goals.
He continues to score goals, and when asked if he was confident in scoring in the A match, Hwang Hee-chan said, “Of course, since I am an offensive player, I always try to help with goals or assists. He is also preparing for the national team. “He always wants to help the team.”
When asked at the beginning of the season whether he was confident of winning while competing with Son Heung-min, he said, “I don’t think Heung-min is competing with his older brother. “I am very proud that Heung-min is playing in the best league in the world like his older brother.”
He continued, “I came here after watching Heung-min play and seeing him set records, so I think I can be a source of strength to him by doing what I do.”
He also said about his relationship with Son Heung-min, “We have been doing well together since 2016. We always try to create good synergy. There are things we made together at important moments. “Because we understand and rely on each other well, I think we will be able to show a lot of good things in the future.”