Leipzig signed the South Korean player Huang Xican from Salzburg for approximately 9.5 million euros. Huang Xican is seen as a replacement for Werner's departure. In a recent interview, Huang Xican expressed that he did not want the outside world to compare himself with Werner.
Huang Xican: "Werner has scored a lot of goals, and Werner is a very important player for Leipzig. But the new season has already begun and we should not be compared. Timo is Timo, and I am Huang Xican."
Huang Xican talked about his favorite position on the court. "I prefer to play in the middle. This is also the position I play most often, although in some games I am arranged to play in the middle, then to the left and then to the right. I can play all positions on the offensive line, I can play as needed Where I appear."
Talked about whether military service will affect his appearance in Leipzig. Huang Xican said: "No, I still have two years to perform military service for one month during this period, so there is no pressure. There is no real rest time this year, so I will not go to military service this season. I There is no plan yet when to perform military service. My focus is on Leipzig at the moment."