Celtic FC, a prestigious Scottish club, has officially announced the signing of Yang Hyun-jun (21).

“We have signed Yang Hyun-jun, who won the Young Player of the Year award in the Korean K League last year, on a five-year contract,” the club announced on its website on Thursday (June 24).

The club also briefly highlighted their Korean players, stating that he will join international striker Oh Hyun-gyu, who joined the club in January. The transfer fee is reportedly around £2.1 million ($3.4 billion).

The 179-centimeter, 73-kilogram Yang made his professional debut with Gangwon in the 2021 season.

He showed promise in nine appearances in his debut season and impressed last season with eight goals and four assists in 36 games.

He swept the K League Young Player Award and the Korea Football Association Young Player Award last year.

In particular, in July last year, he participated in the All-Star Game against Tottenham (England) as a member of ‘Team K League’ and attracted the attention of soccer fans with his strong dribbling and flashy wit.

Gangwon FC officially announced Yang’s move to Celtic on July 15 through CEO Kim Byung-ji.

Through Celtic, Yang said, “I’m looking forward to starting training with my new teammates. I am happy to be in Scotland as a Celtic player.”

“He’s a player we’ve been looking at closely,” said Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers, “and we’re looking forward to strengthening our attacking options.”

Meanwhile, the official announcement of Kwon Hyuk-kyu’s departure from Busan Ice Park is also imminent. 한국야동 We can expect to see the Korean trio in action starting in the 2023-2024 season.

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