Seongnam FC has made its first signing of the new year, adding defender Jung Seung-yong on a free transfer.
“Seung-yong Jung, who wore the Seongnam jersey as a loanee in July 2023, will join Seongnam for the promotion of the 2024 season,” the club said on Monday.
Jung was the first pick of FC Seoul in the 2010 K League Draft and joined the club from Gyeongnam FC in 2016. He scored four goals in 41 appearances in the 2016 season, helping Gangwon win promotion to K League 1.
Jung Seung-yong played 22 matches for Gangwon FC last season and 14 matches on loan at Seongnam, proving his work rate and physicality. In addition, he threatened opposing defenses with sharp crosses in every game, and scored the game-winning goal from a free kick against Chungnam Asan in the 35th round of the 2023 K League 2.
Seongnam head coach Lee Ki-hyung said, 카지노사이트 “He joined the team in the middle of last season and was a great addition to the team. I think he will play an important role in the team based on his strengths. I hope he can help the team win.”
Jung Seung-yong said, “I joined the team in the middle of the season, but I was loved by the fans. I will do my best to prepare well for the winter training camp and achieve our goals. As always, Seongnam needs a lot of support from the fans. I will come to you in good shape,” he said.
Jung Seung-yong will join the squad for the upcoming 2024 Winter Training Camp.