Off-season Roundup: Ins-and-outs news starts to come out

The 2018 season finished for almost every team and ins-and-outs news starts to come out. Here is today’s summary about Cerezo Osaka’s transfer and contract news.

  • Chaowat leaves Cerezo Osaka and returns to Bangkok Glass FC (BG Pathum United) as his loan contract expires at the end of the season. The Thai youngster initially had a problem in adapting to the new environment and suffered from injury, but after coming back from injury, he has showed great performance. He played 14 games for Cerezo Osaka U-23 this season (Link to the official release).
  • Osmar leaves Cerezo Osaka as his loan contract expires at the end of the season. He joined Cerezo Osaka on loan from FC Seoul in February. The former FC Seoul captain can play both as a defensive midfielder and a central defender and helped the team a lot when manager Yoon chose to employ the back three system. He played 23 games and scored 2 goals for Cerezo Osaka (Link to the official release).
  • Yusuke Tanaka leaves Cerezo Osaka as his contract expires at the end of the season. He joined Cerezo Osaka from A-League side Western Sydney Wanderers in July 2015. Tanaka is a versatile defender who can play in every defensive position and contributed a lot to the team’s promotion to J1 and winning the titles both as a fullback and central defender. In his three and a half years here, he played 88 games and scored 3 goals for Cerezo Osaka (Link to the official release).

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昨日も熱い声援ありがとうございました!結果は敗戦となりましたがサポーターの皆さんの一年を通してのサポートは素晴らしいものでした。今シーズンは結果が出なくて寂しい思いをさせてしまったのを申し訳なく思っています。 残り1試合AWAYでの試合となりますが、プロとしての意地やセレッソでプレーする誇りを見せれるよう頑張ります。 シーズンが終わればチームは解散となります。外国籍選手は自国にすぐに帰るので一足早いですが皆で集まり食事をしました。 リカルド、ソウザ、ドンヒョン、ジンヒョン、ヨニッチ、オスマル。皆素晴らしい能力と人格を持った選手達で彼らと共にプレー出来たことは自分の人生の財産になりました。残り一週間皆と過ごす時間を楽しんで、勝利に向かい頑張りたいと思います。 変わらず熱い応援をよろしくお願いします。 #ホーム最終戦 #一年間ホームゲームでの熱い声援 #すごく力になりました #外国籍選手 #皆素晴らしい選手 #写真には写ってないけど全員いました #セレッソ大阪

田中裕介 Yusuke Tanaka(Footballer)さん(@yusuketanaka_official)がシェアした投稿 –

I would like to send my gratitude for their contribution to the team and wish them all the best in their future careers.

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