Gylfi Sigurdsson

Spurs to profit from Gylfi Sigurdsson’s Everton move

Gylfi Sigurdsson & Everton

Everton’s 2017-18 season starts today.

The Toffees face Ruzomberok in a Europa League qualifier on Thursday night at Goodison Park, after Ronald Koeman steered the club to a seventh place finish in last season’s Premier League.

Everton start the new campaign with plenty of optimism. Romelu Lukaku has joined Man United, but Everton have brought in a series of new faces including Jordan Pickford, Sandro Ramirez, Davy Klaassen, Michael Keane and Wayne Rooney.

The club are also still chasing Swansea playmaker Gylfi Sigurdsson, and the Times have now revealed that a deal for the Icelandic star is good news for Spurs.

Tottenham profit

Sigurdsson joined Swansea from Spurs in 2014.

The Times now announce that Tottenham inserted a sell-on clause when they did the deal with the Welsh club. Readers are told:

Tottenham Hotspur are set to receive £5 million if Gylfi Sigurdsson completes a £50 million transfer from Swansea City to Everton.

Sigurdsson joined Swansea for a nominal fee as part of the deal in which Ben Davies and Michel Vorm signed for Spurs three years ago, but his former club negotiated a 10 per cent sell-on clause for the Iceland midfielder.