Everton Agrees £45m Fee With Swansea For Midfielder, Sigurdsson

The Icelandic International played an important role, scoring nine goals and contributing 13 assists as Swansea escaped relegation from the Premier League last season but he is set to complete a club record move to Everton.

Everton has agreed to a £45m fee with Swansea for the midfielder, Gylfi Sigurdsson.

Sigurdson has been a target for the Toffees and despite a £50m price tag place on him, and a deal of £45m has been struck.

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Sigurdson, 27, will undergo a medical at Goodison Park on Wednesday.

Sigurdsson’s £45m fee will be a record signing for Everton, beating the £31.8m they paid Chelsea for striker Romelu Lukaku in 2014.

It continues to be a summer of heavy spending for the Toffees. The Merseysiders spent £30m each on Burnley defender, Micheal Keane and Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford.

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Ajax midfielder Davy Klaassen joined for £23.6m and Malaga striker Sandro Ramirez was signed for £5.2m.

Former Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney was also resigned.


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