A word from Son Heung-min (31, Tottenham Hotspur) was of great help to Oh Hyun-gyu (22, Celtic), who scored his debut goal in four games in Scotland.
Oh Hyun-gyu scored a goal with exquisite positioning in the 2022/2023 Scottish FA Cup 5th round St Mirren home game played on the 12th.
Oh Hyun-kyu, who was substituted in the 18th minute of the second half, scored again after 20 minutes when a teammate’s strong shot was blocked by the opposing goalkeeper. The correct positioning, smelling the goal, and the concentration of watching the ball until the end made the debut goal after 4 matches in Europe.
Celtic adaptation is very smooth. The director strongly wanted Oh Hyun-kyu. Coach Ange Postecoglu, who watched Hyun-kyu Oh’s training immediately after joining, said, “After talking to him, I knew he was the perfect type for us. He’s young, but he has a presence. He moves well and I like the way he participates in all parts.” expressed Right after the transfer, he has been put in as a replacement and given time to play.
His colleagues also love Oh Hyun-gyu. In particular, Joe Hart, a famous goalkeeper who played in big leagues and big clubs such as Manchester City, West Ham and Tottenham Hotspur, praised Oh Hyun-gyu as “young, passionate and powerful. He has excellent skills” a week ago. He continued, “I believe that the time I trained with Oh Hyun-kyu is not long, but I believe he will bring something special to the club.”
A word from Son Heung-min was decisive. Son Heung-min contacted Hart, who he had been with during Tottenham, and asked him to take good care of Oh Hyun-gyu. On the 13th, the ‘Scotland Herald’ explained, “If it had not been for Son Heung-min, Oh Hyun-kyu would not have been able to adapt so quickly.” At the Qatar World Cup, Son Heung-min spared no affection for Oh Hyun-kyu, who was the youngest member of the national team. 안전놀이터
Oh Hyeon-gyu also expressed his gratitude, saying, “Hart told me the story of Heung-min’s phone call. He helped me adapt a lot,” and added, “Everyone is kind and friendly to me, so I’m enjoying life in Glasgow.”
Yes, Heart approached Oh Hyeon-gyu and taught him the dance moves when he was celebrating with fans after the St. Mirren match. Hearing Hart’s advice, Oh Hyun-gyu enjoyed victory by raising and lowering his arms in front of the fans alone.