Saturday 1 October 2016

Everton lining up £25m swoop for Sigurdsson

Published 22/07/2016 | 02:30

Everton have identified Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson as a marquee signing this summer. Photo: PA
Everton have identified Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson as a marquee signing this summer. Photo: PA

Everton manager Ronald Koeman is lining up a £25m bid for Gylfi Sigurdsson as the club accelerate their search for new signings following the appointment of Steve Walsh as director of football.

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Everton have identified the Swansea midfielder as a marquee signing this summer.

The 26-year-old impressed at Euro 2016 as Iceland reached the quarter-finals in their first major tournament, starting all their games, and Swansea are now facing a huge challenge to keep him at the Liberty Stadium.

Having finally convinced Walsh to leave Leicester, Everton are likely to step up their recruitment drive after a quiet summer during which only Fulham goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg has joined them.

Irish Independent

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