Daejeon Hana Citizen is reportedly close to signing Latvian international forward Vladislavs Gutkowskis.
Polish media outlet Transferi Info, citing local transfer website Matchki, reported that Gutkowski, who plays for Polish club Rakow Częstochowa, is close to a move to Daejeon. <“Rakow Częstochowa could move Gutkowski to Daejeon Hana,” said the report. The transfer fee will be 800,000 euros (about KRW 1.15 billion).”
He added that if Gutkowski were to move to Daejeon Hana for this fee, it would be the second largest transfer fee in Lakow Chengstohuba’s history. <According to Transfermarkt Info, Lakow Częstochowa’s previous record for the most lucrative transfer fee was 5 million euros 먹튀검증 (about 7.15 billion won) for the transfer of Polish national soccer team defender Kamil Piontkowski to Austrian club Red Bull Salzburg, followed by 700,000 euros (about 1 billion won) for promising midfielder Ivo Katzmarski, who moved to Empoli.
This means that if the move to Daejeon goes through, Gutkowski’s transfer fee will be the second highest in Lakow Chengstohuba’s history.
Gutkowski, 28, has been playing for Lakow Częstochowa since 2020, having previously played for JFK Olympus-Sconto FC-LSK Niesykja. He is a frontline striker with solid physical attributes at 5-foot-11 and 185 pounds. In the 2022-2023 Polish Extraklasa (1st Division), he scored eight goals in 32 appearances, helping his club win the league title. For the Latvian national team, she scored 11 goals in 43 A matches and was named her country’s Player of the Year in 2021 and 2022.
As of June 29, Daejeon had four foreign players on its roster, including Leandro, Thiago, Anton and Masa. They have the quota to sign Gutkowski. If Gutkowski joins the team, he is expected to compete with Thiago and Kang Hyun for a starting spot.