There is some news today that Newcastle United are looking to South Korea for a new striker.
Ji Dong-won – 19 year-old 6’2″ striker
The Daily Mail is reporting today that Newcastle’s Chief Scout, Graham Carr, whose star is rising on Tyneside, visited South Korea last weekend to watch Ji Dong-won.
The 19-year-old 6’2″ striker plays for Chunnam Dragons, which is located in the Korean city of Gwangyang, and the club plays in the Korean K-League.
Ji Dong-won has represented South Korea 9 times so far and has hit 5 goals, and the Jeju, Jeju-do born player, who turns 20 next month, has played 32 times for his club side with 13 goals since last year.
It’s hard to know how good the youngster is, but at least Newcastle seem to be scouring the world for good young talent to bring to Tyneside.
Maybe some of our South Korean readers can tell us how good this 19 year-old striker is.
Ji Dong-won would be one for the future, if the Newcastle club end up signing the youngster.
Comments always welcome.