Liverpool FC set to steal Sigurdsson from Swans
Brendan Rodgers might have been issued with a 12-month hands-off warning by Swansea City following his defection from the Liberty Stadium to Anfield, although it appears that the new Liverpool manager will make Gylfi Sigurdsson his first signing of the summer.
June 6th, 2012
The Icelandic midfielder appeared set to join the Swans permanently following a highly successful loan spell from Hoffenheim last season, although pen wasn’t put to paper before Rodgers switched to Liverpool and the player admits he would be interested in signing for the Merseyside club.
“It’s just unclear at this moment where I will play,” he told mbl.is in his homeland.
“I’d like to play on with Swansea since I was really happy there but after Brendan Rodgers left the club for Liverpool, that changed the situation.
“I expect not to stay at Swansea because of the uncertainty going on there as it is not clear who is boss.
“I have said that my desire to continue playing in the Premier League and Liverpool is completely considered.
“Liverpool is a big club that has a glorious history.
“English Premier League is the platform that I want to be and hopefully is that I continue to play in that division.”
Sigurdsson was close to signing for £6.8 million last week, although Swansea have effectively given up hope of signing a player as they continue to hunt for a new manager.