Swansea City - Rodgers: Sigurdsson Has Slotted In Perfectly
UK time is: 10:22:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Rodgers: Sigurdsson Has Slotted In Perfectly

Swansea City boss Brendan Rodgers has praised new loan signing Gylfi Sigurdsson, saying he has slotted in 'perfectly' since joining from Hoffenheim.

Surpisingly, the Icelandic struggled to earn himself a regular first team place with his German team, and made the switch to South Wales on loan for some much needed first team football.

Sigurdsson scored a brace to help the Swans beat Wigan Athletic 2-0, and he scored another brace today in the 3-0 victory at Fulham.

Rodgers said:

'I felt we needed a goalscoring midfield player having assessed the team for the first six months [in the Premier League],'

'He has slotted in perfectly and he is a wonderful lad. Our group love football, they work hard every day and for me he is a player that has got a big talent.

'The system and the way we play suits him. Obviously he went to Hoffenheim and it hasn't worked out for him, but there are certain players that can play in a certain style in a certain philosophy.

'He has certainly coped and adapted very well.'


Rodgers will obviously want to sign him permanently in the season, but they're likely to face competition from Hamburg who are also interested in signing the attacking midfielder.

Sigurdsson could cost Swansea City up to 6m, the price Hoffenheim paid Reading for his services.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: VitalSwansea Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday March 17 2012

Time: 9:17PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Swansea City Articles

Archived Swansea City Articles

List All Vital Swansea City Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Phil W 15
2. GThomas 13
3. KevinE 9
4. eye_nose_hat 7
5. gerryfitz 2
6. Bucky10 2
7. John Jubal Murphy 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Sunderland 1 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 2 - 0 Newcastle
Chelsea 2 - 2 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Liverpool 3 2 1 0 2 7
4. Man Utd 3 2 1 0 2 7
5. Crystal Palace 3 2 0 1 2 6
6. Swansea 3 1 2 0 2 5
7. Everton 3 1 1 1 1 4
8. Norwich 3 1 1 1 0 4
9. Arsenal 3 1 1 1 -1 4

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

United Offer Real Madrid Swap Deal
Man Utd : 29/08/2015 10:09:00
Stoke reject second Norwich Walters bid
Stoke : 29/08/2015 10:04:00
Liverpool: Lawro Predicts 2015-16 - West Ham (Home)
Liverpool : 29/08/2015 10:01:00
Chelsea Looking at Alternatives to Stones
Chelsea : 29/08/2015 09:57:00
Afellay recalled to Holland squad
Stoke : 29/08/2015 09:53:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What will the result be vs Manchester United?
Suggested By:  
Swansea City win 67%
Draw 33%
Manchester United win 0%