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Everton confirm signing of Gylfi Sigurdsson for club-record €50m fee
The Toffees have finally secured their man after a drawn-out process, with the Iceland international inking a five-year deal.

EVERTON HAVE COMPLETED the signing of Swansea City star Gylfi Sigurdsson for a reported club-record fee of £45 million (€49.3m).

The Iceland international, 27, has inked a five-year deal at the Toffees, putting to bed a drawn-out process between the two clubs.

Sigurdsson had been on Everton’s radar for over a year and the Merseysiders reportedly had two bids previously knocked back by Swansea.

However, Everton have now finally secured their man — increasing their summer spending to well over £100m (€110m) after also signing the likes of Jordan Pickford, Michael Keane and Wayne Rooney.

Sigurdsson — who scored nine goals and registered 13 assists in the Premier League last season — missed a large chunk of Swansea’s pre-season due to the ongoing speculation surrounding him.

Leicester City were also keen on landing Sigurdsson, with the Foxes having reportedly had an offer rejected by Swansea back in July.

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