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“He is kind of like that Giakoumakis style player” – Celtic transfer target endorsed by BT pundit

Celtic’s well publicised move for Korean international Cho gue-Sung has been the subject of much speculation over the last seven days or so.

After impressive performances in the Qatar World Cup, gue-Sung looks like he could be on the move with Celtic leading the chase to grab his signature.

With Giakoumakis future in doubt, it looks like Ange could be hedging his bets with a move for the hitman and it seems that BT Sports pundit, Allan Hutton, gives his seal of approval.

Speaking to Football Insider, Hutton said, I have watched his games at the World Cup, I think he is a real threat. He is a presence up front. He is kind of like that Giakoumakis style player.

“The draw of coming to a league where you are winning trophies, playing European football, I think that is a massive draw in itself.

“The crowds that Celtic and Rangers pull in every week are massive, why would you not want to be part of that? At this moment in time Celtic are very strong so they are going in the right direction.

The only way is up for them at this moment in time so that could be a big draw for a player like that.“

With the move being reported to cost any interested clubs €4m, the striker is well within Celtic’s budget and if he does have the prowess of Giakoumakis then Ange should take all steps to get him signed up.

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  • Why Rangers will lose “alarming” refereeing stat this Saturday and Celtic will benefit

    It’s certainly been a record breaking season for Celtic.

    The club are set to become World Record holders for most amount of domestic trebles won. Record SPFL points tally is still up for grabs as is the most goals scored in the league.

    Hell, even Callum McGregor is set to become the only player in the history of the game to have won FIVE domestic trebles.

    But the club could, and probably will, break another record this Saturday afternoon. The longest ever streak by a team never to concede a penalty.

    Rangers have incredibly went over 50 SPFL league matches without conceding a spot kick. And when you look at the amount of penalties that have been awarded since the introduction of VAR, that stat is all the more unbelievable.

    But that will end on Saturday. For two reasons. One, PLZ Soccer are the first mainstream media outlet to have openly questioned the stat live on air.

    In an unusual move, Peter Martin, Alan Rough, Alison McConnell and the squirming Tam McManus all openly discussed what they called an “alarming” statistic.

    And why will Celtic get a penalty on Saturday? The authorities need to put an end to the rumour that they are now openly helping the Ibrox club.

    And what better way to do it in a Glasgow Derby that has no real ramifications no matter which way the result goes.

    Am I being a conspiracy theorist? Possibly. I wonder what the odds are on us getting a spot kick on Saturday?

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