CELTIC are on the brink of a daring double swoop for South Korean pair Yang Hyun-Jun and Kwon Hyeok-kyu.
The Hoops have been chasing Yang for over a month and the £2.1million deal is about to be sealed, according to a report in local media outlet Sports Chosun.
The 21-year-old highly-rated winger has insisted in recent weeks he was determined to join the treble winners where he would team up with his compatriot Oh Hyeon-gyu, the country’s international striker, who joined the Hoops from K-League outfit Suwon Bluewings in January.
TREBLE WINNER…Oh Hyoen-gyu holds the newly-won Scottish Cup last month.
The report states the Hoops hierachy met with officials from Gangwon FC earlier this month to discuss a move for Yang. There was some haggling over the transfer fee which now appears to have been resolved to everyone’s satisfaction.
It has also been suggested £1million-rated Busan IPark midfielder Kwon, 22, is another of the nation’s hottest prospects who could complete a triple signings of Korean talent for the champions this year.
Brendan Rodgers has already snapped up Norwegian middle-of-the-park operator Odin Thiago Holm and Australian winger Marco Tilio as he kick-starts his Celtic rebuild.
The returning boss has also see Portuguese ace Filipe Jota leave for Saudia Arabia while Aussie World Cup midfieler Aaron Mooy has retired, despite still having a year of his contract still to run.