SOUTH KOREAN HEE-CHAN HWANG JOINS RED BULLS

The Red Bulls have made their first new signing for next year in Hee-Chan Hwang. The 18-year-old striker is joining Salzburg from Pohang Steelers in South Korea, and has signed a contract running until 2019.

Hee-Chan Hwang is regarded as one of the top talents in his home country. He will play for FC Liefering to begin with, while he gets accustomed to the Salzburg style of football and his new environment.  

Ralf Rangnick: “In Hee-Chan Hwang we have been able to sign one of the biggest young talents in South Korea. I am delighted that despite international competition, he has decided to sign for us. Hwang has exactly the abilities that are prerequisites for our type of football.”