Ex-South Korean international midfielder Kim Jung-woo to join Thai club BEC Tero Sasana

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Kim Jung-woo

The veteran midfielder has agreed to join Thai Premier League side as a free agent, according to South Korean sources.

last played for Emirati side Baniyas of the UAE Pro League. However, he was released at the end of the 2014-15 season after having play only 6 league matches.

Before that, he spent one season on loan at Sharjah, also of the UAE Pro League, where he impressed to such an extent that he was named in Team of the Year in 2014.

A product of Korea University youth system, Kim played for a host of South Korean clubs, such as Ulsan Hyundai FC, Seongnam FC and Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors FC. The defensive midfielder also spent two seasons at J. League side Nagoya Grampus, where he made 60 appearances and scored 7 goals.

Kim had also represented at international level between 2003 and 2012, playing in the 2007 Asian Cup, where the Taegeuk Warriors reached semi-finals, and in the 2010 World Cup, where he and his team-mates reached the round of 16.

BEC Tero Sasana has played in the Thai Premier League since the inaugural season 1996-97. The club has won the league twice in 2000 and 2001-02 seasons, but relegated after only finishing 16th last season.