A trio of colleagues who led the golden age of Salzburg, Austria, will gather again in the English Premier League (EPL) in three years. It is the story of Hwang Hee-chan (26, Wolverhampton), Elling Holland (22, Dortmund) and Takumi Minamino (27, Liverpool).
Manchester City officially announced 먹튀검증 on the 10th, “We agreed to sign Dortmund striker Holland, Germany.”. According to the British BBC, it is 60 million euros. Holland will join Manchester City from July 1 after finishing this season at his current team Dortmund. Holland was called the “monster striker”, scoring 85 goals in 88 official matches in two seasons at Dortmund. Last season, he was the youngest ever to score his 20th goal in the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Champions League. As Holland joined the EPL following Hwang Hee-chan and Minamino, the three Salzburg players will play again next season.
Hwang Hee-chan, Holland-Minamino went on the ground wearing a Salzburg uniform two years ago. The three worked together from the second half of the 2018-19 season. Hwang Hee-chan and Minamino, who have played for Salzburg since 2015, met with Holland, who joined in January 2019. Accustomed to each other’s style of play, the three led to the 2019-20 season’s regular league and the Austrian Football Association (FA) Cup title. Those who formed an offensive triangle devastated the opponent’s defense. When Minamino and Hwang Hee-chan broke through the opponent’s defense and gave up a decisive pass, Holland finished with a sharp shot.
At that time, Hwang Hee-chan scored 16 goals and 22 assists (40 games), Holland scored 28 goals and 7 assists (22 games), and Minamino scored 9 goals and 11 assists (22 games). The Korean fan called the ‘Hwang Hol-mi’ offensive line after the initials of the three players’ names.
Hwang Hee-chan, Holland-Minamino’s true value was revealed in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League. Salzburg, which was in a group with Liverpool (England), Naples (Italy) and Hank (Belgium), was the lowest candidate. However, he showed an unexpected strong attack and finished third with two wins, one draw and three losses. Holland scored eight goals in six group matches. Hwang Hee-chan scored three goals and five assists, while Minamino scored two goals and three assists. The second group match against Liverpool, the favorite to win, was the highlight. Hwang Hee-chan, Minamino and Holland scored one goal each. Although Salzburg lost 3-4 after a neck-and-neck race, Hwang Hol-mi made his name known to all Europe through the match.
Unfortunately, the three of them couldn’t see each other for a long time. At the end of the first half of the 2019-20 season, Minamino and Holland moved to Liverpool and Dortmund respectively. Hwang Hee-chan joined Wolverhampton this season after changing into a Leipzig (Germany) uniform after the season.
In the 2022-23 season, Salzburg’s colleagues will meet as enemies. However, in order to face each other on the ground, they have to survive the main competition within the team. According to the current trend, Holland and Hwang Hee-chan are likely to play as starting pitchers next season. Holland is certain to play as a starting striker. Hwang Hee-chan is also steadily starting this season, so his position next season is expected to be solid unless there is any change. However, Minamino is a candidate player due to top strikers such as Mohammed Salah and Sadio Mane. I usually play as a rotation player. Korean fans are looking forward to the next season, saying, “I’m looking forward to a showdown between old comrades we met again in the big leagues.”.