Seoul - South Korea coach Hong Myung-bo is miffed with
Queens Park Rangers (QPR) defender Yun Suk-young not joining the pre-World Cup
camp and fears it might set a bad precedence.
Hong has named a 23-man squad for next month's tournament in
Brazil and 17 of the players ply their trade abroad.
QPR, who currently play in the second-tier English
Championship, will meet Derby County on May 24 at Wembley for a play-off for an
immediate return to the Premier League.
The club are yet to release the defender for South Korea's
camp in Paju, north of Seoul, despite requests by the Korea Football
Association (KFA), the Yonhap news agency said.
"If Yun reports to the camp late, then it could set a
bad precedent," Hong was quoted as saying in the report.
"There's no shift to our stance that Yun must be here
at the earliest date possible."
The KFA, however, managed to get three players from the
Chinese Super League released though their clubs have matches next week.
"The Chinese clubs had earlier said they would send our
players on May 25, but we convinced those teams to release the players
earlier," Hong said.
South Korea will make their eighth consecutive World Cup
appearance in Brazil, where they have been drawn with Russia, Algeria and
Belgium in Group H.