Injured Ki Sung-yueng set to return to Newcastle United

Ki Sung-yueng is set to return to Newcastle United '“ after suffering an injury at the Asian Cup.

Sunday, 20th January 2019, 7:43 pm
Updated Sunday, 20th January 2019, 8:04 pm
Ki Sung-yueng.

The South Korea international left for the tournament in the United Arab Emirates late last month.

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However, Ki suffered a hamstring problem in his country's opening fixture.

And the 29-year-old – who sat out the two subsequent games – has now been ruled out of the rest of the tournament.

The midfielder will now return to Tyneside for assessment and treatment.