Hwang Hee-chan's first day at work couldn't have gone much better — the Wolverhampton Wanderers' striker came on in the 63rd minute and 20 minutes later scored to lock in the club's first win of the 2021-22 season.
Hwang Hee-chan officially joined Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday, becoming the 14th Korean footballer to join the Premier League.
Korean forward Hwang Hee-chan is set to join the Premier League as Wolverhampton Wanderers finalize a loan deal with RB Leipzig.
Top Korean footballers made their presence known across the continent throughout the 2020-21 campaign.
Hwang Hee-chan scored a crucial goal and picked up an assist in RB Leipzig's 2-1 win over Werder in the German DFB Cup semifinals on Friday.
Korean international stars Hwang Hee-chan and Kim Min-jae have both been linked to English Premier League clubs over the last few weeks, but with the transfer window set to close this weekend there is still no sign of a deal for either player.
Korean forward Hwang Hee-chan has tested positive for coronavirus after playing nearly the full 90 minutes against Qatar. Seven Korean players and three staff members have now tested positive.
With Hwang Hee-chan's record breaking goal only 16 seconds into the match, the Korean national football team picked up a 2-1 win against Qatar on Tuesday.
Korea's international footballers playing in leagues across Europe are looking strong after their first competitive fixtures of the 2020-21 season.
RB Leipzig forward Hwang Hee-chan looks likely to be in the squad for his new side’s first match of the season after manager Julian Nagelsmann praised his playing style in multiple interviews this week.