Striker Ji Dong-won set for Sunderland

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 today 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.