Lee Yong conveyed his background and determination to join Suwon FC.
On the 4th, Suwon FC, which played the second round of the Hanawon Q K League 1 2023 at Suwon Sports Complex in Suwon, Gyeonggi-do, lost 1-2 to Pohang Steelers.
Suwon FC announced the news of the recruitment of Lee Yong ahead of the match. And on this day, Suwon FC’s starting lineup included Lee Yong. He had only been on the team for two days. Suwon FC head coach Kim Do-gyun said at a press conference before the match, “We had a lot of difficulties aggressively in the last match against Jeju United. He played for our team last season. He knows our team and their style of play,” he explained the reason for the selection. And Lee Yong digested full-time.
Lee Yong, who attended the post-game press conference, said, “I came up in a hurry yesterday. It would have been nice if I could help the team and finish the game with a good result, but it’s a pity that we lost.” He continued, “My body is not 100 percent. I will prepare better so that I can bring good results in the next game.”
Lee Yong, who played for Jeonbuk Hyundai since 2017, took on a new challenge as opportunities to participate gradually decreased. After joining Suwon FC on loan last summer, he wore the Suwon FC uniform as a full transfer this time. Lee Yong explained the background of the transfer, “I have achieved a lot while spending good seasons in Jeonbuk. It is a valuable team. But now that I am old, I have to play a lot to maintain my body. I came to a team that needed me a little more.”
Although they lived in Jeonbuk for a long time, the separation was quick. Lee Yong said, “After last season, there was a conversation, but then it calmed down. After winter training, the story suddenly came up again.” I left a greeting in the team room in the morning. I said that it was good to be together and left the room right away, but I received a lot of personal contact. I am grateful and also regretful.”토토사이트
As there were many players in Jeonbuk who regretted the breakup, there were also many players in Suwon FC who expected Lee Yong to join. When asked if he had been contacted by the players, Lee Yong said, “I did come often. Seung-woo, (Park) Ju-ho, (Lee) Jae-seong, (Shin) Se-gye, everyone contacted me and said, ‘Come quickly’ and ‘When are you coming?’ It seems that I got a call almost once a day.” He laughed.
The goal of use is to greatly benefit the team. “I’m old now. I’m the best on the team. I want to set a good example for my juniors by leading by example on and off the field. I will help the team achieve its goal as much as possible.” He expressed his determination to join the new team.