Rookie striker Oh Hyeon-gyu (21, Suwon, photo), who helped his seniors as the ’27th reserve player’ without a shirt number at the 2022 Qatar World Cup, will play with a shirt number on the European stage.
According to foreign media reports such as Sky Sports in the UK on the 25th, Celtic FC, a prestigious Scottish professional football club, has decided to recruit Oh Hyun-gyu. The transfer fee is known to be around 3 million euros (4 billion won).
Oh Hyun-kyu, who moved to Scotland on the 21st, coordinated detailed conditions with Celtic. It is known that procedures such as medical tests and issuance of work permits have also been completed. Sooner or later, the Celtic club is expected to officially announce the news of Oh Hyun-gyu’s transfer and joining.
Oh Hyeon-gyu, a member of the Suwon youth team, wore a Suwon 1st team uniform in 2019 and served in the military in 2020-2021. Oh Hyun-kyu, who returned to Suwon last year, emerged as the team’s ‘exclusive fixer’ and exploded his potential. 메이저사이트 He had a great performance, recording 13 goals and 3 assists in 36 games, becoming the team’s most points scorer. In the second leg of the promotion playoff against Anyang, he scored the winning goal and led Suwon to remain in the K League 1. Oh Hyun-gyu, who had such an active performance, was not included in the final 26 players for the Qatar World Cup. However, he was selected as a reserve member and gained experience while training with the national team in Qatar.
Celtic is a prestigious club in the Scottish league, winning 52 titles. It is also the team where Cha Doo-ri (43, retired) and Ki Sung-yong (34, Seoul), who were members of the Korean national team, played. Oh Hyun-kyu is expected to compete for the starting position as a backup for the team’s ‘main gun’ striker, Kyogo Furuhashi (28).