Angel Rangel full of praise for Swansea City teammate Gylfi Sigurdsson

Gylfi Sigurddson

Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson is a top player, claims his Swansea City teammate Angel Rangel.

Swansea City defender Angel Rangel has been singing the praises of his teammate Gylfi Sigurdsson.

The Iceland international midfielder joined the Swans on a permanent contract in the summer transfer window from Tottenham Hotspur.

The 25-year-old has proved to be a key acquisition for the Welsh outfit, who are currently seventh in the Premier League table heading into today’s clash against Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium.

Sigurdsson has scored one goal in seven Premier League appearances, while creating 18 chances for his teammates. The former Hoffenheim star has a 86% shot accuracy and 84% pass accuracy.

Swansea defender Rangel is delighted with the performances of his teammate and is quoted as saying by The Daily Star: ‘He can combine a goal with an assist, which makes him a team player and that’s helping everybody. We’ve no complaints at all. You can see why in his numbers.

'The amount of assists he’s had this season is incredible. And the stats also show he runs more than anybody almost every game. But the most important thing is he’s humble. He doesn't get carried away. That’s what makes him a top player’.

Sigurdsson played on loan for Swansea in 2012 and was snapped up by Tottenham for a reported fee of £8.8 million that summer. However, things did not work out as planned at White Hart Lane, and in July of this year he was recruited by the Swans on a permanent deal.

Tottenham’s loss, it seems, is Swansea’s gain.

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