Swansea star Sigurdsson heading to Everton

16 August, 2017, 15:10 | Author: Felix Jensen
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The impending transfer of Gylfi Sigurdsson from Swansea City to Everton could see Newcastle United finally get their target James McCarthy, according to the Daily Mail.

The Iceland global is expected on Merseyside on Tuesday evening and will undergo a medical on Wednesday.

And the Iceland global was subsequently not included in their Premier League opener against Southampton on Sunday.

The Toffees have been interested in Sigurdsson all summer, and along with Leicester, were knocked back with an offer of £40m.

Sigurdsson scored nine goals to help the Swans beat the drop last term but was left out of Saturday's draw at Southampton.

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The Iceland global scored nine goals and contributed 13 assists last season to help the Swans beat the drop.

Everton were keen to tie up the swoop before the transfer window closes at the end of August and it is believed Swansea have at last agreed to sell their prize asset.

The 27-year old was integral to Swansea retaining their Premier League status for another season, and his productive campaign saw only Kevin De Bruyne and Christian Eriksen, two of the league's chief creators, record more assists.

Everton's majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri has spent close to £100m so far in recruiting former favourite Wayne Rooney, goalkeeper Jordan Pickford (£30m), midfielder Davy Klaassen (£23.6m), defender Michael Keane (£30m), Cuco Martina and Sandro Ramirez.

Swansea have made the signing of Wilfried Bony from Manchester City a priority.

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