Report: Leicester plot £15m bid for Swansea's Gylfi Sigurdsson; Crystal Palace also keen

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Swansea City’s Gylfi Sigurdsson is reportedly wanted by Leicester City and Crystal Palace.

According to The Sun, Leicester City are plotting a £15 million move for Gylfi Sigurdsson.

The report claims that the Swansea City midfielder is attracting heavy interest with Crystal Palace, Fiorentina and Hertha Berlin interested but it is Leicester who lead the race for his signature.

The former Tottenham Hotspur man has proven himself to be a reliable goal-scoring midfielder in the Premier League, topping the Swans’ scoring charts this season with an impressive 11 strikes.

Despite not having the best of spells in the early stages of the campaign, Sigurdsson has certainly found his range under Francesco Guidolin with four goals and two assists in his last eight league games.

The Iceland international is predominantly a number 10, although he can play in a range of positions in the final third and some could argue he is due a move to a club vying for the European spots.

Leicester, having won the Premier League title and set to play in the Champions League, have the potential to sign big-named stars this summer yet manager Claudio Ranieri is instead seeking similar players to what he has.

The Italian coach apparently sees Sigurdsson as a good fit for the Foxes, where he would likely compete with Shinji Okazaki in that advanced role just behind leading scorer Jamie Vardy.

Palace are also said to be interested in the player, with the Eagles looking to strengthen their squad this summer and make a push for a top 10 spot in the Premier League next season.

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