It is known that the recruitment of Oh Hyeon-kyu from the prestigious Celtic in Scotland is imminent.
Sky Sports in England said on the 23rd (Korean time), ‘Celtic has agreed with Suwon on a transfer fee of 2.5 million pounds (approximately 3.8 billion won) for Oh Hyun-kyu.’ He also added that ‘Celtic has verbally agreed on personal terms with Oh Hyun-kyu and will complete the transfer within a few days’.
Celtic showed interest in signing Cho Kyu-seong (Jeonbuk), a striker who played a big role in the Qatar World Cup, but when it became difficult to recruit Cho Kyu-sung, they actively sought Oh Hyun-kyu. Suwon planned to be with Oh Hyun-kyu in the 2023 season, but Celtic is showing an active will.
Celtic is likely to leave the current striker Giacumakis (Greece). It is predicted that Jiakumakis will transfer to Urawa Reds (Japan) for a transfer fee of 3 million pounds (approximately 4.6 billion won). 안전놀이터
Regarding changes to the squad in the transfer market, including the signing of Hyun-kyu Oh and the release of Giacumakis, Celtic manager Postecoglu said, “Nothing has been confirmed yet. We are reaching the end of the negotiations and we expect progress over the next few days.” mentioned
Oh Hyun-kyu, a rookie born in 2001, played 35 matches for Suwon in the 2022 season and scored 13 goals. In particular, in the second leg of the promotion playoff against Anyang, he scored a dramatic winning goal right before the end of the second half of extra time, leading Suwon to remain in the K League 1. Oh Hyeon-gyu, a member of Suwon Youth, has completed his military service by playing an active part in Sangmu and has a contract with Suwon until 2026. Oh Hyun-gyu joined the national team as a reserve at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar and participated in the World Cup round of 16.
Celtic, whose prospect of recruiting Oh Hyun-kyu is drawing attention, is a prestigious Scottish club that has won the Scottish Championship 52 times in total. He also won the UEFA Champions League once. Celtic, which has won the Scottish Championship nine times in the past 10 years, is running at the top of the league with a record of 20 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss (61 points) this season, 9 points ahead of 2nd place Rangers (52 points).