9/12/2018 10:54:11 PM

South Korea's Hwang wants to do well at Hamburger

South Korea

Suwon, South Korea: South Korea's Hwang Hee-Chan he is ready to learn and become a better player with his new German club Hamburger SV.

Hwang played 85 minutes in his country's 0-0 draw with Chile in a friendly match at Suwon World Cup Stadium on Tuesday. It was his last match before making his Bundesliga 2 debut with Hamburger SV.

During the 2018 Asian Games Indonesia, the 22-year-old completed a loan move from Austrian side Red Bull Salzburg to Hamburger SV for this season.

"Honestly, I do have some concerns because it's my first time switching teams in Europe," Hwang said. "But I will learn as much as I can for me and my country. I will develop as I want to help the national team."

With the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 fast approaching, Hwang will have to hit the ground running for Hamburger to ensure he earns a spot in the Korea squad for the continental showpiece.

Team-mate Son Heung-Min made his pro debut with Hamburger SV before moving to Bayer Leverkusen.

"Son told me to play well, and he'll visit the club later," he said. "Hamburger are a well-known club in Germany, so I'm happy to play with them. I'll do my best to help the club earn promotion to the first division."

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