Celtic have completed the signing of striker Oh Hyeon-gyu from South Korean club Suwon Samsung Bluewings.
The 21-year-old joined the Scottish Premiership leaders for an undisclosed fee after agreeing a five-year deal.
Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou said Oh, who has a senior cap for South Korea, was “the striker I really wanted and would fit perfectly”.
“He’s a talented young striker with great attributes,” he said.
“I’ve watched Oh for a while – a player who is hungry, eager to grow and succeed and someone who is ready to take the next step in his career.
“Really important, I know he was keen to join us as well and his own perseverance was crucial in making this deal happen, so his determination to join Celtic was very clear.”
The South Korean’s arrival will further fuel speculation over the future of Giorgos Giakoumakis, with the 28-year-old Greek striker having been linked with J-League club Urawa Red Diamonds and Major League Soccer club Atlanta United having been the Kyogo Furuhashi’s second choice at Celtic. To park.
Oh played 38 times last season, including 26 starts, scoring 14 goals, as Suwon avoided relegation from the 2022 K-League.
He was the league’s fifth top scorer despite his side finishing third bottom.
Oh scored the winning goal as Suwon won 2-1 after extra time against Anyang, who finished third in K-League 2, in their play-off to avoid relegation.
After coming through the club’s youth ranks, he had previously been loaned out to Gimcheon Sangmu, helping the army side win promotion to the top flight.
Oh played for South Korea at under-23 age group level and made his full debut as a substitute in a 1-0 friendly win over Iceland in November.