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Napoli sign Fenerbahce defender Kim Min-Jae in £16.8m deal



Napoli have signed centre-back Kim Min-Jae from Fenerbahce.


The South Korea international replaces Kalidou Koulibalywho joined Chelsea earlier last month, has signed a three-year deal with an option for a further two.


Napoli activated Kim's £16.8m release clause in his Fenerbahce deal and have set their own at £37.8m, which can only be triggered by foreign clubs, according to Sky in Italy.

The 25-year-old, nicknamed "The Monster", flew into Italy on Tuesday morning and underwent a medical check at the Villa Stuart clinic in Rome. 


Napoli trumped Rennes, who were also ready to pay the release clause, in the race for Kim while Evertonwere also linked with a move.


It is the second defensive signing of Napoli's window after they secured Leo Ostigard from Brighton.

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