World Cup 2014: Premier League players in South Korea squad

Cardiff City's Kim Bo-kyong

Cardiff City's Kim Bo-kyung and Sunderland's on-loan midfielder Ki Sung-yeung have been included in South Korea's 23-man squad for the World Cup.

Arsenal striker Park Chu-yung, 28, Bolton's Lee Chung-yong, 25, and QPR's Yun Suk-young, 24, are also among 10 Europe-based players named.

Midfielder Kim, 24, has played 31 times for Cardiff this season, while Ki, 25, is on loan from Swansea.

South Korea are in Group H, along with Russia, Algeria and Belgium.

Former Monaco striker Park will be going to his third World Cup, despite playing only once for Arsenal and twice during a loan spell at Watford this season.

"Among Korean forwards, I couldn't find another attacker to replace Park," said coach Hong Myung-Bo, who will oversee South Korea's ninth appearance in the finals.

The South Koreans were forced into a late change to their squad when Park Joo-Ho was called up to replace injured left-back Kim Jin-Su.

Goalkeepers: Jung Sung-Ryeong (Suwon Bluewings), Kim Seung-Gyu (Ulsan Horang-I), Lee Bom-Young (Busan I'Park)

Defenders: Park Joo-Ho (Mainz), Yun Suk-Young (QPR), Kim Young-Kwon (Guangzhou Evergrande), Hwang Seok-Ho (Sanfrecce Hiroshima), Hong Jeong-Ho (Augsburg), Kwak Tae-Hwi (Al Hilal), Lee Yong (Ulsan Horang-I), Kim Chang-Soo (Kashiwa Reysol).

Midfielders: Ki Seung-Yueng (Sunderland, on loan from Swansea), Ha Dae-Sung (Beijing Guoan), Han Kook-Young (Kashiwa Reysol), Park Jung-Woo (Guangzhou R&F), Son Heung-Min (Bayer Leverkusen), Kim Bo-Kyung (Cardiff City), Lee Chung-Yong (Bolton Wanderers), Ji Dong-Won (Augsburg).

Forwards: Koo Ja-Cheol (Mainz), Lee Keun-Ho (Sangju Sangmu), Park Chu-Young (Arsenal), Kim Shin-Wook (Ulsan Horang-I).

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