As reported by Goal.com two weeks ago, the J-League club will pay around $3.5 million for the powerful forward’s services.
Cho only returned to Korea at the start of
the year after three successful seasons in Japan with Shimizu S-Pulse. The 27
year-old scored 51 goals in 113 matches for the Shizuoka club.
Despite finding the net ten times with
Jeonbuk last season, Cho struggled to find consistent form and lost his place in the South
Korean national team.
“I would like to say sorry to the Jeonbuk
fans for leaving so suddenly,” Cho told local media.
“I will never forget the
year I had with the club and I will never forget the fans who were so good to
Cho could soon be joined in Osaka by Ulsan
defender Park Dong-hyuk who is reportedly negotiating with Gamba.