Soccer: Furuhashi set to join Celtic from Kobe on permanent deal

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Japan forward Kyogo Furuhashi is set to move from Vissel Kobe to Scottish giants Celtic after the two sides agreed in principle to a full transfer, the J-League first-division club said Friday. The J1's leading scorer so far this season with 14 goals from 20 games, Furuhashi will join the Glasgow side pending a medical. Known for his speed and stamina, Furuhashi joined then second-division side FC Gifu in 2017 before signing with Kobe midway through the following season. The 26-year-old has scored in double figures in each of the past two seasons and has 41 goals from 94 games in the Japanese ...

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