Suwon Samsung Bluewings sign Han, Park and Saric
Suwon: Korea Republic’s Suwon Samsung Bluewings have bolstered their squad by signing Han Eui-kwon, Park Jong-woo and Elvis Saric ahead of the 2018 AFC Champions League quarter-finals.
Forward Han (pictured above) , 24, began his youth career with Daejeon Citizen in 2013 and had a short stint with Gyeongnam FC a year later, before returning to the Daejeon-based club in July 2015.
Park will bring in a wealth of international experience, having played with Chinese Super League’s Guangzhou R&F, as well as in the United Arab Emirates with Al Jazira and Emirates Club.
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The 29-year-old Korea Republic international first donned the Taeguk Warriors’ jersey in 2007 with their U-20 side.
Midfielder Park will play alongside Saric, who spent his early career in Croatia before returning to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2014.
The 27-year-old was called up to the national team in January and has made six appearance since.
The three new Suwon signings will look to make an impact domestically, with Suwon currently third in the K League 1 standings on 25 points, 10 adrift of tabletoppers Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors.
At the Continental stage, Suwon advanced to the 2018 AFC Champions League quarter-finals after beating Ulsan Hyundai 3-1 on aggregate and are set to face rivals Jeonbuk in the first leg on August 29 as they bid for a third title.
Photos: Suwon Samsung Bluewings
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