Swansea reject £40m Leicester bid for Gylfi Sigurdsson, demand £50M to sell

Swansea have rejected a £40million offered from Leicester for Gylfi Sigurdsson, according to reports. The Swans are holding out on a stunning £50M for the Iceland playmaker, 27, as reported by the BBC. Sigurdsson scored nine goals and helped 13 times amid a stellar season a year ago.

However, the previous Tottenham maestro, who has three years left on his agreement, claims he is cheerful at the Liberty Stadium and won’t force an exit. Everton have been hot on the heels of the midfielder this late spring as they hope to replace wantaway England star Ross Barkley.

On the other hand, Leicester, who might be ready for the takeoff of Riyad Mahrez, have hoped to take a walk on their Premier League rivals with a £45m offer.

Mahrez is a late spring focus for Arsenal, who verged on marking the Algerian wing wizard the previous summer.

Foxes manager Craig Shakespeare is intending to enhance last season’s twelfth place complete, with the club winning the Premier League the past campaign.