Celtic is close to signing Oh Hyeon-kyu (Suwon Samsung).
British sports media ‘Sky Sports’ reported on the 20th (Korean time) that Celtic was close to an agreement with Suwon Samsung over the recruitment of Oh Hyun-kyu. Celtic is confident that Oh Hyun-kyu’s transfer will be completed once he goes through the physical examination process.
Oh Hyun-kyu is a young striker born in 2001. After making his debut at Suwon Samsung in 2019, he decided to enlist early and completed his military service while playing an active part in Sangju Sangmu and Gimcheon Sangmu. He recorded 13 goals and 3 assists in 36 K League 1 matches last year alone.
He is highly evaluated for his strong physical fight, recklessness, and amount of activity. Ahead of the World Cup in Qatar last year, head coach Paulo Bento selected Oh Hyun-gyu for the national team and made his A-match debut. Although he did not make the final roster, he played the World Cup in Qatar with the Korean squad. 슬롯사이트
Celtic is regarded as one of the best clubs in Scotland. They won the Scottish Premiership alone 52 times and also won the European Football Federation Champions League once. Last season’s Scottish Premiership champion and leading this season as well.
Australian coach Angie Postecoglu has been recruiting a large number of Asian players as he leads the team from the summer of 2021. Japanese players Kyogo Furuhashi, Daizen Maeda, Yosuke Ideguchi, Leo Hatate, Tomoki Iwata and Yuki Kobayashi play for Celtic.
Meanwhile, Celtic also aimed to recruit Cho Kyu-seong (Jeonbuk Hyundai) along with Oh Hyun-kyu. However, negotiations with Jeonbuk have broken down.