Premier League - Arsenal poised to swoop for Park

Sat, 27 Aug 16:24:00 2011

Monaco's South Korea striker Park Chu-Young looks set to join Arsenal after he failed to show up for the second part of a medical with French champions Lille.

Monaco forward Park Chu-Young - 0

"He has left foráEngland, clearly for Arsenal," angry Lille presidentáMicheláSeydoux was quoted as saying by www.lequipe.fr after finding the player's hotel room empty.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has said he wants to sign a striker, midfielder and defender before the transfer window closes at the end of the month.

Having lost top playersáCesc FabregasáandáSamir Nasriáto Barcelona andáManchester City, Wenger appears to have made his move.

South Korea captain Park was a key member of the Monaco side which was relegated from the French top flight last season.

PA Sport

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