Gylfi Sigurdsson's future with Swansea still in doubt

Gylfi Sigurdsson

Swansea boss Paul Clement said after the Barnet match that the Welsh side do not want to sell Gylfi Sigurdsson, but there is a "business side to football".

Leicester City have also pursued Sigurdsson over recent weeks and it was their own failed £40m offer that led the BBC to report that Swansea were holding out for a fee of £50m.

Everton recently submitted an offer of around £40 million, which Swansea were quick to reject.

The offer has not been accepted by Swansea, but Sigurdsson has withdrawn from Swansea's pre-season tour to the United States and headed back to Wales.

No fan likes to see things come to an end like this, with Everton themselves very recently being on the receiving end of a similar strong-arm tactic from Romelu Lukaku as he tried to ensure a transfer.

Sigurdsson did play in Wednesday's pre-season loss against Barnet, and even captained the side in the second half, as he has done before in the Premier League.

More news: Two Ukrainian tourists killed in knife attack in Hurghada

Swansea City's owners say they will "not be bullied" into selling midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson below their £50m asking price.

"I don't know how people are going to behave in the future".

The Toffees are said to have an agreement already in place with the player regarding a deal.

Sigurdsson is one of the best midfielders in the Premier League and played well for Swansea during the 2016-17 campaign.

Sigurdsson joined Swansea from Tottenham Hotspur in the summer of 2014, and has scored 37 times in 128 appearances for the club.

Swansea also encouraged their most influential player to reconsider his decision not to join the USA tour and, in echoes of Southampton's reaction to Liverpool's pursuit of Virgil van Dijk, suggested Everton may have contravened Premier League rules with an illegal approach to Sigurdsson.

Related News:

Most liked

Kovind Visits Odisha, Meira Kumar Coming on Saturday
Kumar because the Opposition had a major role to play in the country's politics in the present circumstances. He also said that the former Lok Sabha Speaker's representatives had made a phone call to Mr.

Jaylen Brown to play in NBA Africa Game Aug. 5 in Johannesburg
Captains of Team World will be Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki and Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker . The game is set to go down from the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa, on August 5.

Sebastian Vettel cut Shield test short after feeling dizzy
This engine has quite a lot of miles to do over its life so you try to save it, but it's working and we didn't have any problems. Obviously it's always a bit in a plan, it's on target. "I haven't seen much yet but it's fun to drive around here!"

Marco Rubio Wants to Crack Down on Businesses Helping North Korea
The data on the customs agency's website didn't break out iron-ore imports from North Korea in the first half. The remarks from Chinese officials come amid a cooling of relations between Beijing and Washington D.C.

New bill with sanctions against Russian Federation presented in US House of Representatives
Additionally, the Senate is expected to have enough votes to override a presidential veto, making the bill law. Hoyer wants to present the original bill to the House without the limitation, and force a revote in the Senate.

Iran FM in NY for High-Level UN Forums
"We believe they need to reconsider that position, because it is not conducive to the sustainability of the agreement", Zarif said.

Trump on Donald Jr
The committee hopes to determine whether Russian employed social media "trolls" that were connected to the Trump campaign. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said he wants Trump testify "pretty soon", perhaps as early as next week.

Grassley to send Trump Jr. letter asking him to testify
That email led to the June 9, 2016 meeting, at which Trump Jr. later said no meaningful information was provided. The Iowa Republican says he wants Trump appear "pretty soon", and it could be as early as next week.

Neetu Kapoor hosts special screening of Jagga Jasoos!
They previously worked together in 2012 movie Barfi! while this is the first time for Katrina Kaif to work for Basu in a film. The actress organized a special screening event for family and friends of the film Jagga Jasoos in Mumbai on July 13, 2017 .

Sophie Turner on Game of Thrones Cast's 'Intense' Bond
Stark deaths are always the most shocking and it would be disgusting to see Sansa die after everything she has gone through. Aside from every time she went toe to toe with Tywin, Arya's most enjoyable interactions have been with the Hound .

WHY Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) Declines -0.76% in Pre-Market?
Earnings per share (EPS ) is 1.44, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 11.20% after growing 78.50% this past year. Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. (NYSE:FCAU) opened at 11.46 on Tuesday.

Malzahn confident in role as head coach
Malzahn, who is set to kick off his fifth season in charge of the program, must first find a way to reboot the Tigers offense. A&M's always a very challenging team. "It's a great feeling to carry that on and break some records while I'm here".

Samsung geeft mogelijk eerste Galaxy Note 8-beeld vrij
Mocht dit zo zijn, dan is het de eerste keer dat we officieel vanuit Samsung iets te zien krijgen van het nieuwe vlaggenschip. De verkopen gaan daar inmiddels zeer goed en dat zet misschien de deur op een kier voor een wereldwijde beschikbaarheid.

Citigroup Inc (C) Q2 Earnings Beat, Despite Higher Costs
Revenues for the second quarter of $17.9bn were up 2% on the same period a year ago , beating consensus estimates of $17.4bn. Year-to-date, C has gained 13.40%, versus a 10.36% rise in the benchmark S&P 500 index during the same period.

N Srinivasan and Niranjan Shah could face Supreme Court wrath
In its report, the CoA submitted the need for a reconstitution of the Steering Committee to establish Cricket Players Association. SC wondered as to how a person disqualified to become a member of any cricket association could be chosen as nominee by TNCA.