New Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has admitted he would be interested in bringing Gylfi Sigurdsson to Anfield, reports Eurosport.
Before Rodgers moved to Anfield, Swansea had just agreed a £6.8m fee with his parent club Hoffenheim, but no deal has been completed, and Rodgers admits he would pursue a move for the player, but would recommend the player to speak to the new Swansea manager, when they are appointed.
“Gylfi came to Swansea because I was there as manager and his scoring record was fantastic. I pushed the club to make an agreement [to sign Sigurdsson permanently] and they did that in terms of the fee – and agreed the salary. So I have said to Huw: ‘I’m not going to do anything untoward. This is a guy you want, but it is down to Gylfi’… if he comes on the market I have to be interested.”
22-year-old Sigurdsson would add further strength to a midfield that includes Jordan Henderson, Lucas Leiva, Steven Gerrard, Charlie Adam, Jonjo Shelvey, and Jay Spearing – Rodgers has also suggested that Joe Cole, returning from a loan spell in France with Lille, along with Alberto Aquilani, who spent last season at AC Milan.
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