Arsenal targetting Celtic ace

Fresh from wrapping up a deal for Santi Cazorla, Arsenal are ready to make a move for Ki Sung-Yeung, The Daily Mail report.

The Gunners are looking to revamp their squad this summer, and have confirmed deals for Cazorla, Olivier Giroud and Lukas Podolski.

The Celtic star has impressed for South Korea in the Olympic Games and scored the decisive penalty to eliminate Team GB from the tournament at the quarter-final stage.

Arsenal scouts have been monitoring the progress of the Asian player, and have reported back to Arsene Wenger that Ki would be a solid signing for the Emirates Stadium side.

QPR are also said to have an interest in the energetic midfielder, however the Scottish champions are eager to keep hold of their crucial squad member.

Ki is valued at around the £9 million mark.

By Gareth McKnight

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