Factfile: Ki Sung-Yueng

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by Stuart Vose

We profile South Korean midfielder.

- Born in Gwangju, South Korea on 24 January 1989.

- Ki moved to Australia and studied at the John Paul College as he looked to pursue a career in football.

- The 24-year old returned to South Korea and joined FC Seoul in 2006.

- In three years in the South Korean capital Ki made 92 appearances and scored nine goals.

- Ki joined Celtic in December 2009 for a fee of £2.1m.

- The South Korea international won both the SPL title and Scottish League Cup in his three years at Celtic Park.

- Ki joined Swansea City for a reported £6million ahead of the 2012-13 season and made 38 appearances in his debut campaign as the Swans went on to win the Capital One Cup.

- A superb passer of the ball, Ki also filled in in a defensive position towards the end of the campaign.

- He has been capped 51 times by South Korea, scoring five goals.