Football - Premier League

Swansea set to sign South Korea's Ki from Celtic

Premier League side Swansea City have agreed a fee for Celtic's South Korea midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng.

 
Swansea to sign Ki - Football - Premier LeaguePA Photos
 

The 23-year-old Ki, capped 47 times by his country, has been with the Scottish champions since 2010.

"It will be unfortunate to lose a talented player but that's been our strategy at the club now for the last two or three years," Celtic manager Neil Lennon was quoted as saying on the BBC's website on Monday.

"We cultivate players then move them on. We feel it's good business."

Ki was one of South Korea's best performers as they won an Olympic bronze medal at the recent London Games.

 - Eurosport
 
 
 
Do not miss
  • TV guide

    Find detailed TV schedules for all Eurosport channel.

  • Mobile Applications

    Find all the sports news on iPhone, BlackBerry, Android and iPad.

  • Breaking News

    Follow up to the minute sports reports with Eurosport.

Follow Eurosport.com
 
On Facebook
 
On Twitter
 
On Mobile
EurosportCopyright 2014
Eurosport.com is available in other languages