While the soccer team’s striker Cho Kyu-seong (Jeonbuk) is receiving attention at the World Cup and the possibility of advancing to Europe has increased, predictions have emerged that the next destination has been narrowed down to two teams.
Cho Kyu-sung played a big role in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
In particular, he made a strong impression on fans and European clubs by scoring multiple goals in the second round of the group stage against Ghana, which was his debut match for the World Cup.
Cho Kyu-seong made a page in Korean soccer history by winning the title of the first Korean player to score two goals in a World Cup match.
He also won the love of many fans with his witty ceremony and handsome appearance.
Cho Kyu-sung is not just interested in European teams just for his performance in the World Cup.
Cho Kyu-seong proved to be the best striker in the K-League by becoming the top scorer in the K-League 1 in the 2022 season as a member of Jeonbuk Hyundai. Jeonbuk Hyundai once revealed that last winter, some clubs that took note of Cho Kyu-sung’s skills tried to recruit him.
The number of teams that want Cho Kyu-sung is not small. In addition to Spain’s Valencia and France’s Stade Rennes, which were reported in the media, reports appeared one after another that English Premier League teams and even some Bundesliga teams are showing interest in Cho Kyu-sung.
In this situation, a prediction emerged that Cho Kyu-sung’s next destination would eventually be decided within the two teams.
The Scottish media ‘Thecelticbhoys’ reported on the 18th (Korean time), “Cho Kyu-sung will eventually choose one of the two teams” about the transfer rumor.
The media said, “The stock price of Cho Kyu-sung, who led Korea to the round of 16 at the 2022 Qatar World Cup, is rising. There are many clubs that want him. “Celtic needs a new striker, and we are making progress regarding the contract with Cho Kyu-sung,” he explained, saying that Cho Kyu-sung is highly likely to move to Celtic.
“The Korean striker’s destination is expected to be one of two destinations. One team is Celtic, and the other team, along with Celtic, is Türkiye Fenerbahce, who shows the most active appearance with Cho Kyu-seong.”
Regarding the transfer rumors of Fenerbahce, the Turkish daily Milliyet reported on the 13th, “Fenerbahce is looking at Cho Kyu-sung as a recruiting target that can satisfy both his star quality and strength,” and the fact of interest was known.
Meanwhile, Celtic and Fenerbahce, 토토 which the media predicted that Cho Kyu-sung will transfer to, both have deep ties to Korea.
Celtic is a team where Ki Sung-yong and Cha Doo-ri, who were Korean national players from 2010 to 2012, played an active role.
The two players contributed to the team’s Scottish Premiership victory in the 2011/12 season, with Ki Sung-yueng as a starter and Cha Doo-ri as an outstanding substitute.
At Fenerbahce, Korean national team defender Kim Min-jae played an active part. Kim Min-jae spent the last 2021/22 season at Fenerbahce in the Turkish Super League and adapted to the European stage. Afterwards, thanks to his performance at Fenerbahce, Kim Min-jae moved to Naples.