Celtic have signed defender Yuki Kobayashi on a five-year deal from J-League membership Vissel Kobe.
The 22-year-old, who has performed for Japan’s U20 aspect, will be a part of up together with his new team-mates on December 1, earlier than being eligible for choice in January 2023.
Kobayashi is the fifth participant to hitch Ange Postecoglou’s aspect from the J-League, with countrymen Daizen Maeda, Kyogo Furuhashi, Reo Hatate and Yosuke Ideguchi already at Parkhead.
“I’m so excited to be becoming a member of Celtic and I’m actually wanting ahead to this glorious alternative,” he advised Celtic’s web site.
“I can be giving the whole lot to try to achieve success with the membership.
“Proper internationally, everybody is aware of what a particular membership Celtic is and it will likely be an actual honour to put on this improbable jersey.
“The work of Ange Postecoglou can be actually well-known in Japan after he had such a good time within the J League, and in addition to being a part of Celtic I can not wait to work with him as a coach and the nice group of gamers he has already developed.
“I do know that Celtic over so a few years has such a superb observe document of success and I now need to play my half in bringing extra nice moments to the membership and our followers.
“I wish to thank Vissel Kobe sincerely for all of the help that has been given to me within the early a part of my profession and now I look ahead to embracing this thrilling new problem with Celtic, one of many world’s nice soccer golf equipment.”
Confirmed Scottish Premiership fixtures stay on Sky Sports activities
Sunday December 11: Rangers Ladies vs Hibernian Ladies (Sky Sports activities Cup ultimate), kick-off 12.30pm
Thursday December 15: Rangers vs Hibernian, kick-off 8pm
Saturday December 17: Aberdeen vs Celtic, kick-off 12.30pm
Tuesday December 20: Aberdeen vs Rangers, kick-off 8pm
Friday December 23: Ross County vs Rangers, kick-off 7.30pm
Wednesday December 28: Hibernian vs Celtic, kick-off 8pm
Monday January 2: Rangers vs Celtic, kick-off 12.30pm
Sunday January 8: Motherwell vs Hibernian, kick-off 1.30pm
Sunday January 8: Dundee United vs Rangers, kick-off 4pm
Wednesday January 18: Kilmarnock v Rangers, kick-off 8pm
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