Premier League's elite ready to dive into Asian market

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Arsenal want Ki. (©GettyImages)
Arsenal want Ki. (©GettyImages).

Arsenal are reportedly ready to follow the signing of Santi Cazorla with a move for Celtic midfielder Ki Sung-Yeung, after the South Korea international impressed watching scouts with his displays in the Olympics.

Dubbed the 'South Korean Steven Gerrard', Ki is one of a number of young Asian players on the radar of the Premier League's elite, and could follow Japan international Shinji Kagawa to England this summer.

With this in mind, GMF outlines five Asian players attracting admiring glances from the top clubs in the Premier League...

Keisuke Honda - Japan & CSKA Moscow

Age: 26



Atsuto Uchida - Japan & Schalke

Age: 24




Yuki Otsu - Japan & Borussia Monchengladbach

Age: 22




Yuto Nagatomo - Japan & Inter Milan

Age: 25




Ki Sung-Yeung - South Korea & Celtic

Age: 23




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