South Korea's Celtic midfielder Ki Sung-yueng admitted Friday
that he fears for the Scottish Premier League after Rangers'
dramatic collapse and that he would be interested in a move to
The 23-year-old has been linked with a transfer to Liverpool or
QPR following the demotion of Rangers from the top flight due to
And while he is concentrating on South Korea's Olympic Games
campaign, Ki believes a move away from Celtic could help his
"Definitely, if Rangers drop out of the Scottish Premier League,
the league will drop down as well. The Old Firm derby will be
gone, so the league will be weaker. I worry about that," he said.
"If I have a chance to play in England, it would be good to play
here, but for now I am focusing on the Olympic Games. Who knows
what will happen afterwards, but for now my focus is on the
"It is a good thing for me to be linked with these clubs
(Liverpool and QPR), it means they know who I am and how I play.
It is a good thing for me to improve, to play in England."
Ki scored one goal and created another as South Korea beat
Senegal 3-0 in their final pre-Olympic warm-up match at Stevenage
South Korea open their Olympic campaign against Mexico in
Newcastle on July 26.
"It is not an easy game. We know that every game will be tough
and we have prepared very well," he said.
"This team has been together for three years and although I am
not sure about the result, I have a good feeling about the Mexico