Professional soccer K League 1 Incheon United announced on the 12th that it had recruited striker Mpoku (30) from Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League (EPL).
Mpoku, who started his professional career at Tottenham in 2008, has since played for England’s Leyton Orient (35 games, 4 goals, 6 assists), Belgium’s Standard Liege (224 games, 45 goals, 38 assists), Italy’s Cagliari Calcio (16 games, 3 goals, 2 assists), Chievo Verona (20 matches), Greece Panathinaikos (36 matches, 4 goals, 4 assists), United Arab Emirates (UAE) Al Wahda (29 matches, 7 goals, 5 assists), Turkiye Konyaspor (29 matches, 3 goals, 1 assist) He is an experienced goal scorer who has played in many leagues.
Born in Kinshasha, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mpoku, who has dual nationality with Congo and Belgium, joined the national team in 2015 after choosing the nationality of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
He played 21 matches for the Democratic Republic of the Congo national team, scoring 5 goals. He has now again chosen Belgian nationality.
The Incheon club said, “Even though he is tall (180 cm), Mpoku is evaluated as fast, flexible and technical. In addition, he is a multiplayer who can play in almost any attacking position, including not only the left and right wings, but also central midfielder and striker.” I am also looking forward to working with Lee Myung-joo, a member of the club who played an active part in Al Wahda.”안전놀이터
Mpoku said, “I already know that Incheon will enter the Asian stage from next year. I want to put all my skills and experience to go to a higher place without stopping at the Asian stage. In Incheon and in the K-League. Please support the new challenge.”
Meanwhile, Mpoku, who has completed all of the joining procedures, including the medical test, will immediately participate in the team’s Jeju field training starting on the 12th to prepare for the upcoming season.