‘Challenging for the title’ Busan signs proven striker Lopez to ‘push for Asia Cup together’

Busan IPark has signed Brazilian forward Ricardo Lopez, who has played for Jeju, Jeonbuk, and Suwon FC.

Lopez, who joins Busan for his seventh season in the K League, first joined Jeju in 2015. After a breakout debut season with 11 goals and 11 assists in 33 games, Lopez moved to Jeonbuk the following year and went on to score 41 goals and 22 assists in 124 games over four seasons. He then played in the Chinese, Japanese, and 안전카지노사이트 Ukrainian leagues before returning to the K League with Suwon FC in the second half of last year. In 16 games that year, he recorded four goals and two assists.

Originally a wing-forward, Lopez has been playing as a central striker since last season, giving Busan a variety of attacking options as he has shown his header ability and veteran-like cleverness in attack. Lopez will join Busan’s training camp in Thailand immediately to get in shape.

Following Lopez, Busan plans to strengthen its roster by signing domestic players and Asian quota players.

Meanwhile, Busan, which reinforced its attacking lineup with Lopez, will begin its overseas training camp in Hua Hin, Thailand, on Monday, January 8, to prepare for the 2024 season.

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