Newcastle United have signed Swansea star and South Korea captain Ki Sung-yueng on a free transfer; the 29-year-old set to move on Sunday when his contract with the Welsh club expires.
Ki's international side were knocked out of the World Cup this week - although not without taking Germany down with them thanks to a dramatic 2-0 win on Wednesday - and the experienced midfielder has now secured a Premier League contract for the coming season following the Swans' relegation.
Manager Rafa Benitez said: "I’m pleased to welcome Ki to the club. He is a player with lots of Premier League and international experience and it was an easy decision to bring him here. He is the captain of his country, a good character and he will be a good addition to the squad."
Ki himself added: