According to Sky Sports, Brendan Rodgers is in advanced talks with the out-of-contract 19-year-old over a deal to bring him to Glasgow this summer, and make him the Hoops’ second summer signing after Jonny Hayes.
Having shone on-loan at Aldershot Town, where he scored five goals in 21 appearances, including the one above, Benyu has previously been linked with Tottenham, but looks like choosing a move to Glasgow instead.
Said to be a box-to-box midfielder, don’t let Benyu’s slight frame fool you – as highlights of him in action suggest he possesses an absolute sledgehammer of a right foot:
What do you think of Celtic signing Benyu? Were fans expecting a bigger name to be arriving at this stage of the close season?