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Attention is focusing on how the three players, Oh Hyun-kyu, Yang Hyun-jun, and Kwon Hyuk-gyu, who will be active side by side in the prestigious Celtic in the Scottish League, will perform in the new season.

Celtic, to which the three players belong, will play the 2023-24 season Scottish Premiership home opener (round 1) against Ross County at Celtic Park, Glasgow on the 5th (Korean time).

The three Korean leaguers wore Celtic uniforms side by side this year. Striker Oh Hyeon-gyu transferred to Celtic last January and has already played half the season, and Yang Hyeon-joon and Kwon Hyuk-gyu, who moved side by side this summer, will welcome a new season.

It is the first time for a Korean trio to work together on a European team since Koo Ja-cheol, Hong Jeong-ho and Ji Dong-won, who played together in Augsburg in the German Bundesliga.

As with any team in Europe, it is inevitable for Celtic to compete for a starting position in order to be guaranteed consistent playing time. In particular, we have to compete in good faith with the Japanese players who took their place in Celtic before the Korean League 3.

Currently, Celtic has as many as five Japanese players. Excluding central defender Yuki Kobayashi, there are four players competing: Kyogo Furuhashi, Daizen Maeda, Tomoki Iwata, and Leo Hatate.

Oh Hyun-gyu has to overcome Furuhashi, the main striker, but it is not easy. Celtic’s main striker, Furuhashi, was top scorer in the league last season with 27 goals. A total of 35 goals in all competitions.

Oh Hyeon-gyu, who joined the team in the second half of last season, also scored 7 goals in 21 matches, mainly as a backup, but Furuhashi is a very strong competitor. However, as much as he showed potential as a backup striker last season, he will have more chances in his first full-time season, so he needs to look for empty spots.메이저사이트

Yang Hyun-joon, who is active on the side, is inevitably competing with Maeda. Maeda, who has strength in speed, played an active role last season with Celtic, recording 11 goals and 7 assists. Yang Hyeon-joon, who also excels in dribbling breakthrough and individual skills, is a starting player and must be overcome in order to survive.

Central midfielder Kwon Hyuk-kyu is inevitably competing with Iwata and Hatate in the midfield. Hatate was a regular player for Celtic last season, scoring eight goals and assisting. At least, it is worth trying against Iwata, who only started in three games.

In the case of Kwon Hyuk-gyu, he is a midfielder with both speed and technique. In particular, his tall height of 190 cm is competitive even on the European stage.

Above all, Yang Hyeon-jun and Kwon Hyuk-gyu, who transferred this summer, are in better shape than the existing Celtic players because they transferred after playing the season in the K-League.

If they leave a clear impact when they play in the early season, they will be able to establish their position more easily than expected.

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