sport news Leon Britton expects Gylfi Sigurdsson to join Everton

Gylfi Sigurdsson has been the subject of sustained interest from Everton The Icelandic star did not play in Swansea's friendly win over Birmingham He was left out 'due to the current transfer speculation surrounding him' 

By James Dutton For Mailonline

Published: 06:47 BST, 1 August 2017 | Updated: 06:47 BST, 1 August 2017

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Swansea captain Leon Britton believes star player Gylfi Sigurdsson will join Everton this summer.

Sportsmail revealed this weekend that the Icelandic international asked the Welsh club to let him speak with Ronald Koeman's side over a proposed £45m transfer.

This came after he sat out the Swans' 2-0 friendly win over Birmingham on Saturday 'due to the current transfer speculation surrounding him.'

Gylfi Sigurdsson has been the subject of sustained interest from Everton this summer

Gylfi Sigurdsson has been the subject of sustained interest from Everton this summer

And skipper Britton expects the 27-year-old will end up at Goodison Park next season.

Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live on Monday, the midfielder said: 'His stats last year in terms of assists and goals, you'd think he'd be

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