K-Mbappe’ Jung Sang-bin (21) ends his life in Switzerland for a new challenge.
Grasshopper Club Zurich said on the club website on the 18th안전놀이터 (Korean time), “Jung Sang-bin is leaving the club. Grasshopper and Wolverhampton Wanderers have agreed to terminate his lease immediately. He returned to Wolverhampton after receiving little playing time here. I am preparing for my next career.”
Next, Grasshopper said, “Jang Sang-bin joined Grasshopper on loan in January 2022. He has played 15 games in the first team stage and scored 2 goals in 4 matches in the under-21 (U21) stage. Now he is a member of Grasshopper. He left Hopper and returned to his original team to focus on the next challenge,” he said. “The club thanks him and wishes him good luck in the future.”
Director Bernd Haas Grasshopper also said, “I would like to thank Jung Sang-bin for his dedication to the club. He had difficulties with his young age and his first foreign adaptation, but he always showed great motivation and professionalism. I wish his next player career full of luck. I hope,” he cheered.
Jung Sang-bin made his K-League 1 debut in 2021 in a Suwon Samsung uniform. He gained attention by scoring 6 goals from his first season, and was selected for the A national team early on, and even tasted his goals. He then moved to Wolverhampton in January of last year and stepped on the European stage.
Jeong Sang-bin went on loan to Grasshopper, Switzerland for a work permit (work permit), but he did not adapt as well as expected. He struggled with an ankle injury and rarely got a chance to play.
He has not been able to find an opportunity to rebound this season. Jeong Sang-bin tried to take advantage of the wingback position, but he was always given only a short amount of time. He only managed 147 minutes in 7 league games, and still failed to report a league goal.
In the end, Jeong Sang-bin decided to leave the Swiss League. The next destination is Major League Soccer (MLS) Minnesota United. Recently, ‘MLS.com’ reported that “Minnesota is close to signing Jeong Sang-bin, a striker called ‘Korea’s Mbappe’. Although it has not been confirmed yet, he will soon arrive in Minnesota to complete the transfer.”