Celtic stars not bound by international duty are on their summer travels as the off-season continues.

Paulo Bernardo was recently touring the USA with Nicolas Kuhn in Greece. Striker Kyogo Furuhashi, though, is back in his homeland.

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Soccer Football – Scottish Cup – Quarter Final – Celtic v Livingston – Celtic Park, Glasgow, Scotland, Britain – March 10, 2024 Celtic’s Kyogo Furuhashi celebrates after the match REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Indeed, the 29-year-old was a special guest at his old club Vissel Kobe on Sunday as they took on Kawasaki Frontale – Reo Hatate’s ex-team – in the J. League.

Kobe walked away 1-0 winners, with Kyogo taking up co-commentary duties.

On Instagram, the heroic Hoops centre-forward was modest, admitting while he was nervous, he pulled through.

Kyogo also got the chance to reunite with the Vissel fans, whom he played in front for three years:

With Celtic’s first pre-season friendly taking place in just under a fortnight, one assumes Kyogo and many of his teammates will be rounding off their summer galivants.

The attacker will want to return to action in top shape as the champions look to maintain domestic dominance and make a mark in Europe in the new campaign.


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