Date:Wednesday April 18 2012
Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins says they have no control of Gylfi Sigurdsson's future next season as they hope to sign him permanently in the Summer transfer window.
He also admits that they face a battle to sign the midfielder, as he is still under contract at his club Hoffenheim.
Not only that, but if the German club were willing to sell, which is probably unlikely now given his Premier League form, Swansea could be outbid. Arsenal and Newcastle United are the two top flight clubs who have been linked with a move for the Icelandic.
Sigurdsson himself has said that he stayed in the Premier League with the Swans next season that he'd be 'very happy', but also concedes that he has no control either, given that he has a couple more years left on his contract there.
'He's done a great job for us and is still only young. Our aim is to keep our best players. We've always tried to do that over the years and it will be no different with Gylfi.'
'The fact is when you take a player on loan, control is out of your hands. They (Hoffenheim) wouldn't commit to do a deal before we took him, which we would have loved to have done.
'But we've got to hope that his relationship now with the club, with the players and with (manager) Brendan (Rodgers) has helped him in the Premier League, and he sees us as a great option next season if he's allowed to leave his club in Germany.
'No doubt there's going to be a bit of a battle on our hands to secure his services for next season. The other thing is they (Hoffenheim) have had a change of manager as well and he's still contracted there for a couple of years.'
Date:Wednesday April 18 2012
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