Man City ties up deal for Thai defender Sukha

English Premier League club Manchester City has agreed a deal to sign Thailand defender Suree Sukha. The Chon Buri full-back, who recently shone for his country in the AFC Asian Cup in July, is one of three Thai players currently on trial at City. Deposed Thailand Prime Minister Thaksin, who now owns the club, has stressed he is keen to bring Thai players to the EPL. "Suree will be the first Thai player to play in the Premier League. His work permit is now being processed," Thaksin's lawyer, Noppadon Pattama, confirmed to ESPN.