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BATTLE OF GIANTS: Three J1 League clubs ready to sign with Sarach Yooyen

BATTLE OF GIANTS: Three J1 League clubs ready to sign with Sarach Yooyen

The Thai midfielder may have the right to choose his next destination among three Japanese clubs namely Kashiwa Reysol, Gamba Osaka, and Sagan Tosu.

The director of the Thai club Muangthong United confirms that there are three Japanese clubs that are bidding them on Sarach Yooyen. They are Kashiwa Reysol, Gamba Osaka, and Sagan Tosu.

At 27, Sarach Yooyen is one of the best midfielders of the Thai national football team at the moment, making him become the target of numerous Asian clubs. Before that, Kawasaki Frontale was said to close to reaching an agreement with him.

In terms of Sarach, he also shows the ambition to follow his fellow countryman namely Teerasil Dangda, Chanathip Songkrasin, and Theerathon Bunmathan to challenge himself in the J1 League.

Meanwhile, to find a midfielder to replace Sarach, Muangthong United is trying to lure Hanoi FC's Pham Duc Huy. At the moment, he is one of a few Vietnamese players who can play at the Thai League.

Before seeking the chance to sign with Pham Duc Huy, Muangthong United intended to recruit his teammate in Hanoi FC, Do Hung Dung. According to some sources, the Thai side was ready to pay him a $650,000 transfer fee, however, it was rejected by the Vietnamese club officials.

The CEO of Hanoi FC said that Do Hung Dung was not for sale, especially when he was in the long-term plan of the V-League 1 champion. In terms of Hung Dung, he also wanted to play for Hanoi FC instead of playing abroad.