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Kyogo Furuhashi will leave Vissel Kobe to join Celtic after the J. League first-division club said they had reached an agreement to transfer the Japanese winger to the Scottish Premiership side.

Vissel wrote on its website that the deal will be subject to a medical. Daily Sports reported that the transfer fee could approach the ¥760 million paid by Arsenal for then-Sanfrecce Hiroshima striker Takuma Asano, the current record for a local J. League player.

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