Swansea City midfielder and Everton target, Gylfi Sigurdsson, have been left out of Swansea’s pre-season friendly squad amidst spuculations about his future.
The Icelandian will not take part in Swansea City’s pre-season friendly against Birmingham today, following an agreement between the club and Sigurdsson to sit out of the game due to his current transfer situation.
Swansea City official website announced: “Gylfi Sigurdsson, however, will not feature as it was agreed between the club and player that he would sit this game out due to the current transfer speculation surrounding him.”
433 – Gylfi Sigurdsson (433 km) covered more distance in the Premier League than any other player in 2016-17. Energy. pic.twitter.com/JaI5kw9RWe
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Everton have been interested in the 27-year-old midfielder all summer, with Swansea City rejecting the Merseysider’s £40m bid.