Swansea City's South Korean midfielder Ki Sung-yueng is not planning to back to Asia, the footballer's Seoul-based agency, C2 Global said Friday.
China-based Shanghai SIPG and Hebei China Fortune linked to his Seoul-based agency, but he declined the offers to play in Chinese Super League clubs.
But Chinese media revealed that Ki will sign with a Chinese club this winter, but the footballer’s official agency emphasized that the rumors regarding Ki Sung-yueng transfer are totally wrong. It means that Ki really wants to stay in Europe to play for top clubs.
Ki Sung-yueng made his professional debut with the K League Classic club FC Seoul in 2006 and inked a contract with Celtic based in Scotland in 2009 as the first step to European football. The 27-year-old then joined England Premier League club, Swansea city in 2012 and the contract between both sides will be valid until June 2018.
However, Swansea city gained only three wins and three draws over staying in the relegation zone of English Premier League table. But hiring Bob Bradley as a head coach in October in order to survive in the Premier league.