The Swans went into yesterday's final day needing results to go their way and an unlikely swing in goal difference to stay in the division, but they could only slump to a 2-1 defeat at home to Stoke City, whose own relegation had already been confirmed.
Ki has now become the first player to confirm his departure from the club in the wake of their relegation, ending a six-year stay at the Liberty Stadium which saw him make 160 appearances for the club across all competitions.
It was a great privilege to play for swansea for 5years. Just want to say thanks to all swansea fans who always gave passionate support to us every single games. Last couple of years personally i felt sorry to the fans about our inconsistent performance on the pitch and really feel frustrated and disappointed about what happened to us today but i believe swansea will come back stronger and will find the philosophy of swansea football club for the fans. Also big Thanks to all my teammates it was a great joy to work with you guys on and off the pitch i wish all the best of luck in the future to everyone once again thanks. #jackarmy #thanks #swansea #myteam #5년간의 #긴여정#고맙습니다
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