Ki Sung-Yueng can’t wait to hear the Jack Army raise the decibel levels once again when the Swans take on Manchester City this Saturday (5.30pm).
A trip to the Barclays Premier League champions is up next for Michael Laudrup’s side, who go into the game on the back of a 2-1 victory over Wigan at the Liberty.
And Ki, who has been hugely impressed with the backing shown by Swans supporters following his £5.5million switch from Celtic in August, feels the Jack Army will play a big part helping the team in their attempt to pick up a result at the Etihad Stadium.
“Already I can see that the supporters here are very passionate about the club,” said the South Korean international.
“At home the stadium is full and everyone is making a lot of noise, and even when we are travelling a few hours to other stadiums the supporters are there in numbers and singing our names to help us.
“It’s great to have that support – it helps us in the game, and their support will be vital to us at Manchester City on Saturday.”
A popular figure within the club already, Ki has his fair share of Korean followers on top of the backing from Swans fans.
The postman to the Liberty is kept busy enough with the 23-year-old’s endless amount of fan mail, while the Twitter accounts of player and club have skyrocketed in followers since his switch to South West Wales.
And Ki revealed his delight that the Swans are receiving the full support from his homeland.
“Both here and in Korea, football fans are very passionate,” he said. “I do get a big following from Korea and I receive a lot of mail at the stadium.
“I really appreciate it too, because people take their own time to write me a letter and post it to me. I also get a lot of snacks sent from back home – it’s part of our culture to do that.
“But I read every single letter. It takes a long time to go through all of the mail, but I make sure not one letter goes unread.
“It’s not only me that Korean football fans are interested in though. I’m asked all the time about the football club, or how my team-mates are doing.
“Danny Graham and Wayne Routledge are writing in Korean on Twitter, so they have a lot of interest from Korea too.
“And a lot of our games are shown in Korea too, so there’s a great following there.”
He added: “I saw a lot of Korean fans during my debut against Barnsley at the Liberty, which was great for both me and the club.
“Hopefully there will be a big Korean contingent in the away end on Saturday cheering us on to a good result at Manchester City.”
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