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Sunderland has confirmed the signing of Ki Sung-Yeung on a season-long loan from Swansea City. The midfielder, a South Korea International, is not eligible for tonight's fixture against Crystal Palace.
Sources report that Paolo Di Canio intends to strengthen Sunderland's central midfield with the South Korea international Ki Sung-Yeung.
- The midfielder started his career at FC Seoul
- January 2010: Ki moved to Europe to join Celtic, winning the Scottish Cup and the league
- August 2012: Swansea City bought him for a club record of £5.5m
- August 2013: Sunderland reportedly secure him on a season-long loan
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South Korea international Ki Sung-Yeung is due to become Paolo Di Canio's 11th summer signing on a season-long loan to Sunderland from Swansea.
The Press Association is reporting that he travelled to Wearside on Friday to take a medical on Saturday morning.