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New signing Ji confident of making an impression with Sunderland

Ji Dong-won has completed his move to Sunderland and immediately announced his intention to make his mark in the top flight. The 20-year-old South Korea international has signed a three-year deal with the Black Cats after arriving from Chunnam Dragons for an undisclosed fee. The 6ft 2in frontman is now hoping to make his presence felt in England.

"As a striker, I like to overwhelm defenders," he told the club's official website.

"My aim is to help the team get as many points as possible. That is what will give me satisfaction.

"I am so satisfied to be able to come to a good club, a nice club in the world's number one league.

"I am happy because I have a chance to challenge the biggest players, and that gives me motivation."

He has scored six goals in 11 international appearances and aims to have the same success in England as compatriots Park Ji-Sung (Manchester United ) and Lee Chung-Yong (Bolton).

"I am so glad to be able to meet other Korean players on such a big stage, but there is no such excuse for the opponent. I will do my best to defeat them," Ji added.

"It will not be easy. I am enjoying the life and studying English. I hope I could be a member of this team within six months."

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