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K League Yang Hyun-joon named 'World's Top 10 Right Wing Prospects'

The world is paying attention to the potential of Yang Hyun-joon (20, Gangwon FC) in Korean professional football.

On the 12th (Korea time), 'The Football Arena' unveiled the list of the top 10 'World's Most Promising Shooting-Oriented Right Wings' selected by the Center for International Sports Research (CIES).

2022 K League 1 Young Player Award (Under-23 MVP) Yang Hyun-joon was named for the fourth time. He is the only Asian player to be included in the "World's Most Promising Shooting-Oriented Right Wing."

The International Centre for Sports Studies is a statistical institution established in 1995 by FIFA in a joint venture with the University of Neuchâtel in Switzerland. 'The Football Arena' is a soccer social media account with 3.45 million Facebook subscribers.

Yang Hyun-joon has been recognized by the International Centre for Sports Studies, to the point that he is mentioned just after 2021-22 Austrian First Division top scorer Karim Adeyemi (20, Germany).

Adeyemi is an immediate big league forward who moved from 27th-ranked Salzburg to 12th-placed Dortmund (Germany) in the UEFA club rankings.

Yang Hyun-joon tied for fifth in the K League 1 last season in the number of MVP selections by the Korea Professional Football League. He scored or assisted in five different positions, including right wing, center forward, left wing, central midfielder, and attacking midfielder.

In July last year, he began to gain international fame by playing 30 minutes for Team K League against fourth-placed Tottenham in the 2021-22 English Premier League (EPL).

In October last year, he became the protagonist of the Fenerbahce transfer rumors, which were widely reported by local media, including Turkiye's national broadcaster "Canal Yedi". Türkje is 12th in the European league rankings, while Fenerbahce is 60th in the European club rankings. [MaeilKyungJae]

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