SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – Ji Dong-won is set to become the eighth South Korean to move to the Premier League after his K-League club Chunnam Dragons announced Wednesday that the striker has reached a deal with Sunderland.
The 20-year-old Ji has scored six goals in 11 games for South Korea and is seen as one of Asia's top prospects.
Chunnam said in a statement on its website that ''Ji Dong-won is going to Sunderland and has agreed a three-year contract.''
It did not disclose financial details of the deal.
South Korean media reports said the transfer fee is around 3.8 billion won ($3.5 million).
Ji is expected to play his final game for Chunnam on Sunday.