Gylfi Sigurdsson warned of Tottenham repeat if he leaves Swansea

Gylfi Sigurdsson warned of Tottenham repeat if he leaves Swansea

The Icelandic worldwide has enjoyed a fine season grabbing nine assists and 13 goals in a struggling Swansea team - a combined total only matched in the top flight by Tottenham's Christian Eriksen.

Gylfi Sigurdsson will be better off at Swansea if he is to have a repeat of his experience at Tottenham, warns Paul Clement.

Pochettino is thought to believe Sigurdsson could be a better and cheaper alternative to signing long-term target Ross Barkley from Everton.

Swansea City playmaker Gylfi Sigurdsson has insisted that he is "very happy" in South Wales and does not want to leave.

Sigurdsson, who signed a new four-year contract last August, was named Swansea's player of the year on Wednesday night - the first player to retain the trophy.

Despite the Swans spending the majority of the season in a relegation battle where they eventually secured their Premier League safety with one game to spare, the 27-year-old admitted.

The Icelandic worldwide signed a new contract with the Swans last summer after being pursued by Everton for most of the close season, and it is likely the 27 year old will be subject to more transfer speculation over the next few months after an excellent campaign in the Premier League. "It's down to them, but I'm very happy here", he said, as reported by the Liverpool Echo.

I'm not desperate to go or anything. A player of Sigurdsson's enormous quality should be fighting near the top of the table rather than the bottom, which he presumably would have more chance of doing at Everton, and Clement knows the former Tottenham star has a decision to make. It (speculation) doesn't bother me what people are talking about. It has been easy in the last couple of months because we've been in a very serious position in the league, so it's been easy to concentrate on that.

"I don't think a major overhaul is required".

The Toffees are one of the teams which have been credited with an interest in Sigurdsson as Ronald Koeman aims to bolster his creative options ahead of next season which will include a Europa League campaign.

"You could see that from the first day".

"A lot of players have to make that decision in their careers".

Related Articles

  • Spurs chances of EPL title 'nearly impossible,' says Dier

    Spurs chances of EPL title 'nearly impossible,' says Dier

    Eric Dier knows Tottenham must quickly put their title disappointment behind them to avoid a repeat of last season's capitulation. Spurs' defeat leaves their title hopes hanging by a thread.
    David de Gea Real Madrid transfer could see Sergio Romero step up

    David de Gea Real Madrid transfer could see Sergio Romero step up

    Starsport understand United are ready to spend £40m on Atletico Madrid's Jan Oblak. Mark Ogden is a senior football writer for ESPN FC.

    Pak can't hang Jadhav till final verdict: ICJ

    Jadhav had been apprehended by Pakistani security forces on March 3, 2016 in Balochistan on charges of terrorism and spying. The next day, the global court gave Jadhav a lease of life and stayed the death sentence as a provisional measure.
  • Amber Alert for boy abducted by father in San Francisco

    CHP headquarters tweeted out information about the Amber Alert shortly before 2:30 p.m. on behalf of San Francisco police. Authorities said they were searching for Makai's father, 30-year-old Jason Lam, in connection with the abduction.
    Tulane Outdoor Track & Field qualifies nine to NCAA East Regional

    Tulane Outdoor Track & Field qualifies nine to NCAA East Regional

    On the men's side, Jonah Koech (3:41.22) and Cosmas Boit (3:45.97) will take part in the 1,500m run on Thursday at 5:00 p.m. The time was her fastest outdoors and her second-fastest overall in a race during the collegiate season.

    Chinese investor visas deserve extreme vetting

    The email noted that Jared Kushner "stepped away from the company in January and has nothing to do with this project". The minimum investment requirement is $1 million, unless the project is in a rural area or high-unemployment area.
  • US Congressmen call for Donald Trump impeachment on House floor

    House Speaker Paul Ryan supported the request, however neither have asked for a hearing with Mr Comey or McCabe as yet. President Donald Trump is a new breed of commander-in-chief.
    New Orleans Crews Remove Statue of Confederate General

    New Orleans Crews Remove Statue of Confederate General

    Friday afternoon's speech came as workers continued their efforts to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Beauregard commanded the attack at Fort Sumter, SC, that marked the outbreak of the Civil War.

    Amazon Echo Show brings a screen to Alexa

    No other video call apps work yet, but it's possible it may be updated to work with Skype or Google Duo in the future. Alexa can also show YouTube DIY tutorials for simple tasks like cooking, cleaning or anything from YouTube.
  • Ricketts: Nebraska will benefit from exporting beef to China

    The areas dealt with in the initial agreement represent export opportunities that American companies have long sought. The U.S. has been locked out of the world's largest beef import market for the past 13 years.
    Hertz Global Holdings Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (HTZ)

    Hertz Global Holdings Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (HTZ)

    Institutional investors own 91.26% of the company's stock. (NYSE:HTZ), Stochastic %D value stayed at 6.45% for the last 9 days. OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. increased its stake in Hertz Global Holdings by 146.0% in the first quarter.
    I'll defend country, says new French President Macron

    I'll defend country, says new French President Macron

    Unlike in the United States, the spouses of French leaders have traditionally held more negligible roles in public affairs. Losing candidate Marine Le Pen thanked the estimated 11 million people who had voted for her in her speech to supporters.