Koeman: Sigurdsson has passed his medical

Gylfi Sigurdsson

Everton boss Ronald Koeman has confirmed that Gylfi Sigurdsson has completed his medical ahead of his move from Swansea.

On Tuesday night, the Toffees agreed a £45m deal for the Iceland international.

“The latest is that he had his medical this morning,” said Koeman, who was speaking ahead of Everton’s Europa League play-off first leg against Hajduk Split on Thursday. “What I heard from the doctor was no problem.

“I don’t know if still he needs to sign but I saw him in the Blue!

“I will talk to Gylfi this afternoon. He will not be involved tomorrow. Maybe for Monday (against Manchester City live on Sky Sports Premier League). Let’s wait and see how the fitness is.

“We worked a long time to get this deal in and he was one of the key players to bring in. We knew would lose [Romelu] Lukaku for this season and we need players who bring productivity to the team.

“He is the type of player with a lot of productivity. In my opinion he is one of the best in the Premier League.”

Everton and Leicester both had £40m offers rejected for Sigurdsson earlier in the transfer window.

Sigurdsson missed City’s 0-0 draw at Southampton last weekend, much to the displeasure of the club’s manager Paul Clement, who criticised the transfer deadline.

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