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Boost for Everton & Leicester in their bid to sign Gylfi Sigurdsson 

Everton and Leicester have been given a boost in their pursuit of Swansea playmaker Gylfi Sigurdsson.

Both Premier League clubs have been linked with making a move for Sigurdsson this summer, with Swansea slapping a £50m price tag on his head. However, the news coming out of the club today suggests that the player is interested in making a move.

The Welsh club have confirmed that the Icelandic international has not travelled on the clubs pre-season trip to the United States, as he not ‘in the right frame of mind’ following the speculation surrounding his future

A statement on the club website reads:

Having played against Barnet last night, Gylfi did not feel in the right frame of mind to travel this morning due to the current uncertainty over his future.

Sigurdsson had a fantastic season for the Swans scoring nine goals and providing 13 assists, helping his team avoid relegation to the Championship.

The Telegraph are reporting today Everton are confident in securing a deal.

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