Ronald Koema, a former Dutch footballer and the current manager of English club Everton is set to sign Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson.
Gylfi Sigurdsson, an Iceland international was signed by Swansea in July 2014 from Tottenham Hotspur for a fee of 10.1 million euros. The 27-year-old has a valid contract with Swansea until June 2020.
Sigurdsson, a playmaking midfielder has played 131 times for Swansea since signing from Tottenham Hotspur, scoring 37 goals and creating 30 assists in that time.
Gylfi has been in outstanding form for Swansea last season.
He has represented Iceland at Under-17, Under-19 and Under-21 level, winning 32 caps and scoring 16 goals, before making his senior international debut in May 2010. As a member of Iceland national football team, Gylfi Sigurdsson has won 50 caps and has scored 15 goals.
Ronald Koeman wants to sign a new midfielder this summer and Gylfi Sigurdsson is one of the names at the top of his wishlist.
However, the Iceland international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of midfield player Ronald Koeman wants to target in the summer transfer window.
Gylfi Sigurdsson has been long term target of Ronald Koeman as the manager look to bolster his midfield options for the next season.
Everton manager Ronald Koeman wants to continue to strengthen his squad so they’re able to compete both domestically and in the Europa League next season.
Ronald Koeman will reportedly be handed a huge transfer kitty this summer and the Swansea midfielder is thought to be among the manager’s priorities.
Everton are in the market for just a handful of statement signings this summer who can improve the first-team.
In as much as questions are being raised concerning Ross Barkley’s future at the club, the Everton boss, Roanls could well look to Gylfi Sigurdsson as an ideal replacement.
Everton are preparing an improved offer in the region of 45-53 million euros for the Iceland international.
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