Ki excited being part of Swansea

Former Celtic midfielder Ki Sung-Yeung is delighted with his move to Swansea City.

Former Celtic midfielder Ki Sung-Yeung is delighted with his move to Swansea City.

The South Korean has signed a three-year contract and will move to the Liberty Stadium subject to a work permit and international clearance.

Ki said: “This is something I have dreamt about since I was a child — playing in the Premier League against the best players in the world.

“I can’t wait to play my first game.

“When I look at Swansea I see a club that is growing and growing, and the style here is very attractive to me.

“Last year I watched them a lot in the Premier League and they did things very differently to a lot of the other teams.

“They wanted to keep the ball and pass it around, which I love to do.

“When they didn’t have the ball they worked so hard to get it back quickly.

“It was very impressive, and I think I can grow as a player here and help the club move forward.

“The manager is another big attraction. I remember watching him when I was younger and I was amazed by how good he was.

“Now I want to learn from him in order to help me become a better player. I learned a lot at Celtic — it helped me become more of an all-round player.”

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