Jang Hyun-soo diagnosed with lymph gland tumor… treatment scheduled for 3-4 months

Saudi Arabia’s Jang Hyun-soo (Al-Hilal) will be out of action for the foreseeable future.

Al-Hilal announced on Friday (Nov. 5) via the club’s social media channels that Jang Hyun-soo has been diagnosed with a benign tumor in his lymph gland. According to the club, Jang was found to have a benign tumor in his lymph gland and will be out of the team for three to four months for treatment. Al-Hilal said, “We wish Jang Hyun-soo well. I wish him a speedy recovery,” he wrote.

Jang has already begun treatment for the benign lymphoid tumor, which sidelined him after the 26th round of the Saudi Pro League on May 20 against Tamaq. Al-Hilal played three more matches before finishing the league schedule. The team is scheduled to host Al-Hilal in the Arab Club Champions Cup on July 20, but Jang is expected to be ruled out of that match as well.

Jang began his professional career 먹튀검증 with FC Tokyo in Japan in 2012 and has since played for Guangzhou Puri (2014-2017) and Tokyo (2017-2019) before joining Al-Hilal in 2019. He has been the main defender for Al-Hilal and has won seven titles, including three Saudi Pro League titles, one each in the Saudi King’s Cup and Super Cup, and two Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League (ACL) titles.

This season, they also won the ACL title, but finished as runners-up after losing the first and second legs of the final to Urawa Rezu (Japan) in a 1-1 draw.

His contract with Al Hilal expires at the end of the month. Al Hilal have reportedly already offered him a one-year extension.

Photo by Getty Images Korea, Al Hilal Twitter capture
Article courtesy of Footballist

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *