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Gylfi Sigurdsson Biography

Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson is an Icelandic footballer, who plays for Tottenham Hotspur as a midfielder. Gylfi played for hometown side FH before joining Breiðablik and was an Icelandic under-17 international. He had spent time on trial with Preston North End and Arsenal before signing for Reading on an Academy scholarship on 1 October 2005. He made his debut in Reading's League Cup match against Luton Town, ahead of the 2008–09 season. In order to gain first-team experience, Gylfi signed for Shrewsbury Town on a one-month loan spell. In February 2009, Gylfi joined Crewe Alexandra on an emergency loan move and he made his debut two days later against Brighton away. Gylfi scored his first Reading goal against Burton Albion in the first round League Cup tie at home on 11 August 2009. Gylfi finished the season with a fruitful 21 goals in 44 matches in all competitions. Gylfi joined 1899 Hoffenheim on 31 August 2010 for a fee of of £6.5 million. On 25 May 2011, Gylfi was voted as 1899 Hoffenheim's fans' player of the season, despite only starting 13 games. On 1 January 2012, Gylfi joined Swansea City on loan for the rest of the season. By March, Gylfi was named the Premier League Player of the Month for March, owing to his impressive performance.On 4 July 2012, Gylfi made his official transfer to Tottenham Hotspur.  
Basic Player Info
Full Name Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson
Nationality Iceland
Position Midfielder
Last Club Tottenham
Shirt Number 22
Career
Clubs
Tottenham Jul 2012 - Jul 2014
Everton Aug 2017 - Present
Crewe Alexandra Feb 2009 - May 2009
Shrewsbury Town Oct 2008 - Nov 2008
Swansea AFC Jan 2012 - Jun 2012
Swansea AFC Jul 2014 - Aug 2017
Reading Jun 2008 - Jun 2008
Reading Jan 2009 - Jan 2009
Reading Aug 2009 - Aug 2010
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim Aug 2010 - Jan 2012
National
Iceland Jan 2010 - Present
Iceland Under 21 Feb 2010 - Sep 2011
Stats
Clubs
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Tottenham
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2013/2014 Premier League 25 5 0 2 0 1276
UEFA Europa League 8 0 3 0 0 587
League Cup 2 1 0 0 0 210
2012/2013 Premier League 33 3 4 0 0 1220
UEFA Europa League 11 3 1 0 0 590
League Cup 2 1 0 0 0 180
FA Cup 2 0 0 0 0 137
Total 83 13 8 2 0 4200
Everton
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Crewe Alexandra
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Shrewsbury Town
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Swansea AFC
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Swansea AFC
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Reading
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Reading
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TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
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National
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Iceland
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2018 Russia WC Qualification Europe 10 4 3 1 0 900
2016 France EC Qualification 10 6 1 1 0 889
European Championship 5 1 1 1 0 450
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Europe 11 4 4 3 0 982
2012 Poland/Ukraine EC Qualification 5 1 0 1 0 450
Total 41 16 9 7 0 3671
Iceland Under 21
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Gylfi Sigurdsson Latest News & Articles

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How Everton have not addressed any real issues in the transfer market
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