‘Sky Sports’ breaking news “Celtic offers 4.5 billion for Cho Kyu-sung”
Cho Kyu-seong, who seemed close to Mainz, was reconnected with Celtic.
Britain’s ‘Sky Sports’ reported on the 8th (Korean time) that Celtic had offered 3 million pounds (approximately 4.6 billion won) for Korean striker Cho Kyu-sung.
‘Glasgow Live’ also reported the same news and said, “Celtic is known to be leading the competition to sign Cho Kyu-sung. After scoring two goals at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, they have been linked over the past few weeks. Coach Ange Postecoglu, Germany We are competing against Mainz and American Major League Soccer (MLS) in the Bundesliga.”
A detailed explanation was also added. The media said, “Mainz offered 2.7 million pounds (about 4.1 billion won) for Cho Kyu-sung, but was pushed out by Celtic. Former Manchester United star Park Ji-sung is known to be in London to negotiate as Jeonbuk Hyundai manager. There were also reports that he had withdrawn his interest.”
Cho Kyu-seong is the 2022 Qatar World Cup star produced by Korea. While Hwang Eui-jo fell into sluggishness, he captured the heart of coach Paulo Bento. Cho Kyu-seong scored multiple goals in the match against Ghana in the second round of Group H of the group stage. At the time, Korea was in a situation where defeat was deepening as they were drawn 0-2, but Cho Kyu-seong shook the net by collaborating with Lee Kang-in and Kim Jin-soo in turn.
The winter transfer market opened after the World Cup. News about Cho Kyu-sung came from all over Europe. Initially, the likely destination was Mainz, where Lee Jae-seong is active. Britain’s ‘Express’ said, “Jeonbuk has 안전놀이터 approved a transfer to Europe for a transfer fee of 2.5 million pounds (approximately 3.8 billion won). Mainz, along with Celtic, is expected to overcome other clubs and win the scramble for Cho Kyu-seong.”
However, ‘Sky Sports’ and ‘Glasgow Live’ explained that Celtic had the upper hand, offering £3m. Celtic is famous as the club where Ki Sung-yueng and Cha Du-ri worked in the early 2010s, and it is the most prestigious club in Scotland in name and reality. As the winter transfer market is still far away, it is expected that Cho Kyu-seong will calmly negotiate and decide his next destination.