Celtic news bulletin as Oh hypes up 'rough' Premiership learning curve while Kanji Okunuki drops next step hint
Celtic star Oh plans to use the lessons he has learned from life In the Scottish Premiership during the World Cup qualifier with China.
The 22-year-old is set to be given the nod to lead the line by Jurgen Klinsmann for South Korea in their crucial showdown in Shenzhen as they aim to follow up from their 5-0 win over Singapore last week. Oh has yet to break his international scoring duck after seven appearances for South Korea, but insists playing at Parkhead has seen his game come on leaps and bounds.
He said: "I know China have a reputation for being physical, but I think the Scottish league is rougher. I am always prepared for a tough match. You have to remember, a year ago I wasn't even a national team player. I was a young player playing in the K-League, but now I have a lot of experience playing in the Champions League in Europe.
"I've grown a lot both in terms of football and as a person. And I believe I can show that I'm doing better both on and off the field I always imagine scoring a goal so hopefully, I can score my first goal for my country. At Celtic, I am getting plenty of opportunities and game time. Regardless of whether you play as a starter or a substitute, you must prepare with the same mindset in any environment to show good performance when you go on. I always prepare with the mindset of giving 150 per cent."
Elsewhere, Kanji Okunuki has spoken about his future after reportedly emerging as a Celtic transfer target going into the January window. The 24-year-old is currently with 2. Bundesliga club FC Nurnberg following a summer move from.
Okunuki hinted to Soccer King that his ultimate goal is to play in the English Premier League. He said: “Ever since I was in school, it has been my dream to