OH HYEON-GYU looks to be heading for the exit as he leads a Celtic clear-out.

The South Korean striker, bought by Ange Postecoglou for £2million in January 2022, has become a bit-part player since the arrival of Brendan Rodgers last June.

Oh, 23, has made just three league starts in his 20 appearances this season and has rarely figured in the first-team squad in recent weeks. He wasn’t even on the subs’ bench in the Scottish Cup Final win over Rangers at the weekend.

The frontman signed a five-year deal when he joined from K-League outfit Suwon Bluewings, but appears to have no future at the champions as Rodgers revamps the squad he inherited from Spurs-bound Postecoglou.

OOPS…Oh Hyeon-gyu misses from close range as keeper Will Dennis dives in anticipation during Kilmarnock’s 2-1 win at Rugby Park in December. 

Oh has scored only five goals this time around to add to the six he claimed in his first five months at Parkhead.

The burly hitman is understood to be attracting interest from various European leagues, according to a report in the Scottish Sun.

As Oh looks to be on his way, Rodgers is continuing to pursue Adam Idah whose loan arrival from Norwich City on the January deadline day eclipsed the South Korean.

The Hoops gaffer is looking to put his stamp on the player pool and others will be moving out in what is certain to be a hectic close season at the champions.

Swede Gustaf Lagerbielke had a temporary switch to Serie A club Lecce at the turn of the year blocked because of mounting injuries in the central defence, but is another who could find himself surplus to requirements.

The 24-year-old international stopper cost £3million when he was recruited from Elfsborg in August last year, but made only six starts in 10 outings.

ON THE BALL…a rare first-team appearance for £3million Gustaf Lagerbielke in Celtic’s 3-0 win at Livingston in September.

Japanese defender Yuki Kobayashi didn’t feature at all for the first team in the double-winning campaign and it appears his hopes of impressing Rodgers are gone while there must be a question mark over Sead Haksabanovic who spent last term at Stoke City.

Argentinian left-back Alexandro Bernabei was allowed to go on an extended loan to Brazilian club and is not due to return until the end of the year.

Rodgers will be looking again to reinforce the No.3 position where Greg Taylor urgently requires back-up.

The Parkhead revolving door is going to be busy over the next three months with comings and goings.

Watch this space!

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