Everton are close to finalising a deal for Swansea star Gylfi Sigurdsson.
The Toffees have been trying to land the Icelander for most of the summer, and now a deal is set to be sealed – with Everton smashing their transfer record to land him.
Football INDEX Watch – Gylfi Sigurdsson £1.38– The Icelander surely looks a good buy at that price, with Performance Buzz ready to come in next season.
Everton are set to be in the region of £50million to the South Wales club, which surpasses the £30 they paid to Sunderland to land Jordan Pickford at the beginning of the summer.
27-year-old former Tottenham star is already pencilled in for a medical and Everton sources believe the deal will be completed over the weekend, making him available for the start of the season.
Most Bookmakers have stopped taking bets on Sigurdsson, although you can still get 1/10 with SkyBet on him moving to Everton.
The move would also take Everton’s spending for this summer beyond the £200millon barrier having signed Pickford Michael Keane, Davy Klaassen, Henry Onyekuru, Sandro Ramirez, Cuco Martina and Wayne Rooney.