Gylfi Sigurdsson

Gylfi Sigurdsson is an Icelandic international midfielder who plays club football for Everton. Born on 8th September 1989, Sigurdsson played at FH Hafnarfjorour and the Breidablik academy in his homeland as a junior. He moved to Reading in July 2005, making his senior debut in a League Cup tie against Luton Town in August 2008. Short loan spells at League Two side Shrewsbury Town and in League One with Crewe Alexandra followed before returning to Reading for the 2009/10 Championship season. Having earned a reputation as a goal-scoring midfield technician, especially from set-pieces, TSG Hoffenheim took him to the Bundesliga for £6.5m in August 2010, before a loan with Swansea City in January 2012. That summer, an £8m transfer took him to Tottenham Hotspur, where made more than 50 Premier League appearances and played in a Europa League quarter-final. He re-joined Swansea for £6.8m in July 2014 – scoring 30 times in his first 100 appearances for the club. Sigurdsson made his international debut in May 2010; the highlight of his international career coming as he scored one goal and played every minute of Iceland’s run to the quarter-final of UEFA Euro 2016.

 Position:
Attacking Midfielder
  Country:
Iceland
  Age:
30
  Birth Place:
Reykjavík
  Preferred Foot:
Right
 Position:
Attacking Midfielder
  Country:
Iceland
  Age:
30
  Birth Place:
Reykjavík
  Preferred Foot:
Right

Gylfi Sigurdsson is an Icelandic international midfielder who plays club football for Everton. Born on 8th September 1989, Sigurdsson played at FH Hafnarfjorour and the Breidablik academy in his homeland as a junior. He moved to Reading in July 2005, making his senior debut in a League Cup tie against Luton Town in August 2008. Short loan spells at League Two side Shrewsbury Town and in League One with Crewe Alexandra followed before returning to Reading for the 2009/10 Championship season. Having earned a reputation as a goal-scoring midfield technician, especially from set-pieces, TSG Hoffenheim took him to the Bundesliga for £6.5m in August 2010, before a loan with Swansea City in January 2012. That summer, an £8m transfer took him to Tottenham Hotspur, where made more than 50 Premier League appearances and played in a Europa League quarter-final. He re-joined Swansea for £6.8m in July 2014 – scoring 30 times in his first 100 appearances for the club. Sigurdsson made his international debut in May 2010; the highlight of his international career coming as he scored one goal and played every minute of Iceland’s run to the quarter-final of UEFA Euro 2016.