• Kyodo


Cerezo Osaka defender Ayumu Seko is joining Swiss outfit Grasshopper Club Zurich on a permanent deal pending a successful medical check, while FC Tokyo forward Kyosuke Tagawa will move to Portuguese club Santa Clara on loan, the J. League first-division clubs said Tuesday.

The 21-year-old Tokyo Olympic defender Seko came through the ranks at Cerezo and won both the J. League’s best young player and the League Cup’s new hero awards in 2020.

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