Sunderland striker Ji Dong-won loaned to German side Augsburg

Ji Dong-won: Played just six times for Sunderland after matchwinning goal against Manchester City.

Sunderland striker Ji Dong-won has joined German side Augsburg on loan until the end of the season.

The 21-year-old South Korea international was the matchwinner against eventual champions Manchester City 12 months ago but has not featured this season.

Martin O'Neill had admitted a move was on the cards and Ji passed a medical on Tuesday to seal his switch to the struggling Bundesliga side.

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He will link up with compatriot Ja-Cheol Koo in Bavaria.

Stefan Reuter, managing director of FCA Sports, told Augsburg's official website: "It's good that the transfer worked out before the start of training.

"Ji Dong-won can be used in several attacking positions."

Sunderland confirmed the news on their official Twitter account.