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Last Updated: Wednesday, 22 June, 2005, 08:48 GMT 09:48 UK
Man Utd set to complete Park deal
PSV midfielder Ji-Sung Park
Park played for South Korea at the 2002 World Cup
Manchester United have confirmed the signing of PSV Eindhoven midfielder Park Ji-Sung, subject to him passing a medical and getting a work permit.

The South Korean, 24, is reported to be flying to England on Wednesday for a medical before signing a four-year deal with the Old Trafford outfit.

The undisclosed fee is reported to be in the region of 4m, according to the player's agency FS Corporation.

Park joined PSV in December 2002 from Japanese club Kyoto Purple Sanga.

Park is confident he can have a major impact on the club as they seek to win back the Premiership from Chelsea.

"I am confident I can prove myself at one of the world's top clubs," he said.

"I want to show my value to United in terms of my ability, not for some marketing strategy for Asia. I am not going to England for business.

"Manchester United is the most famous club in the world. I am getting the chance to play in the best team with the best players.

"I am confident in my ability and will do my best to play as many games as I can."

Park, who has 38 caps, recently helped South Korea book their place in their sixth consecutive World Cup by scoring in the 4-0 thrashing of Kuwait.

He impressed during PSV's superb run in the Champions League last season, scoring in the second leg of the semi-final against AC Milan.

If he does move he will become United's second signing of the summer after 34-year-old Dutch goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar.

He would also be the third player in recent years - after Jaap Stam and Ruud van Nistelrooy - to swap PSV for Old Trafford.


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