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‘Monster striker’ Elling Holland is coming to Korea.
English professional soccer Premier League (EPL) club Manchester City (Man City) will arrive in South Korea this afternoon through Incheon International Airport.
City, who are currently on tour in Asia, have won two consecutive matches in Japan, defeating Yokohama F.Marinos (5-3) and Bayern Munich (2-1) on March 23.
After wrapping up the Japan leg, City will travel to South Korea for a closed-door training session on the 28th, followed by a youth clinic and open training session at Seoul World Cup Stadium on the 29th.
On the 30th, the team will play a friendly against Atletico Madrid (Spain) at the Seoul World Cup Stadium.
The match was organized by Coupang as part of the Coupang Play Series.
The roster for the South Korea tour includes Kevin De Bruyne, Jack Grealish, and John Stones, along with the EPL’s top scorer from the 2022-2023 season, Holland.
Holland, who played for Salzburg (Austria) and Dortmund (Germany) before joining City last season, is a specialist striker who led the league with 36 regular-season goals in his debut season.
He broke the record for most goals in a single season in the 42-game format (34) held by Andy Cole and Alan Shearer.
He was also the top scorer in the Champions League with 12 goals. In total, he scored 52 goals in official matches.
Man City, led by world-renowned coach Pep Guardiola, is a five-time English Premier League (EPL) champion.
In the 2022-2023 season, they won their third consecutive EPL title, as well as the English Football Association (FA) Cup and UEFA Champions League, completing a “triple treble.
It had been 47 years since City had visited South Korea since 1976.
After the South Korea tour, 토토사이트 City will return to England to kick off the 2023-2024 season on August 7 against Arsenal in the Community Shield.