Arsenal target Celtic midfielder Ki Sung-yeung

07 August 2012 09:41
Arsenal are plotting a shock move forCeltic midfielder Ki Sung-yeung after rubber-stamping their ?16.5million move for Santi Cazorla.[LNB]Gunners spies were alerted to the South Korea international's talents while on scouting assignments in Scotland last season.[LNB]The club's scouting network have kepta closer eye on the 23-year-old who has been dubbed the South Korean Steven Gerrard in his homeland during the Olympic Games and have been suitably impressed.[LNB]Crucially, influential chief scout Steve Rowley rates Ki who would be available for around ?9million very highly and will recommend the energetic midfielder to manager Arsene Wenger.[LNB]Ki, who scored South Korea's decisivespot kick in their penalty shootout win over Great Britain in the Olympic quarter-finals on Saturday,  is also wanted by Queens Park Rangers manager Mark Hughes.[LNB]  Arsenal are also interested in Ki's club team-mate Victor Wanyama, who was watched by Wenger's scouts in Celtic's recent pre-season defeat by Norwich.[LNB]Meanwhile, Arsenal confirmed the capture of Cazorla from crisis-hit Malaga yesterday and the 27-year-old got straight down to business training with his new team-mates at their pre-season camp in Germany.[LNB]The Spain international who was joined in Germany by Robin van Persie has revealed that two former Arsenal stars played a key role in his decision to join the club.

Source: Daily_Mail