Ronald Koeman’s side are finally set to sign Iceland international after protracted transfer saga
The deal has been dragged out by the Welsh side who first wanted to find a replacement for their star man.
Sigurdsson has been valued at £50m by Swans boss Paul Clement
Swansea boss Paul Clement took a swipe at Gylfi Sigurdsson in the aftermath of a recent friendly victory
The Daily Mail claims Sigurdsson has expressed his desire to leave Swansea and has told the club that he wishes join to join the Toffees.
The Merseyside club are offering £40 million upfront plus an additional two £2.5 million payment in add-ons.
On Thursday Swans boss Paul Clement confirmed that talks were at a “critical stage.”
And the Iceland international was subsequently not included in their Premier League opener against Southampton on Sunday.
Clement said: “We’re at a critical stage and hope it’s going to be resolved as soon as possible.”
“They [the club’s owners] understand the pros and cons of doing it earlier rather than later.
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Swansea boss Paul Clement says talks are still going on
“I know for sure they have the best interest of the club in mind.
“Clearly with each day goes by you get a little bit more frustrated because you don’t know if you’re going to have the player or if not.”
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Swansea’s Gylfi Sigurdsson calmly scores a penalty given for handball