The Everton midfielder is eager to find the net with more regularity.

Everton midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson has revealed that he is determined to score more goals.

The Iceland international’s form has fluctuated since he joined Everton last summer and he has scored just five times for the club.

Sigurdsson is determined to achieve that tally and is also eager to help Everton finish as high up the table as possible.

As reported by the club’s official website, Sigurdsson said: “This season has gone really quick for me – it’s almost into February now. I think my form has been similar to the team’s – up and down. It took me a while to get going under the new manager.

“But I had a few games playing more centrally and I feel better physically and personally going into the new year. Hopefully I will continue that way.

“My target from now until the end of the season is to help push us up the league. I want us to start winning games regularly – that is the most important thing. On top of that, I want to be scoring more goals.”

Sigurdsson has spent time playing out wide for Everton, but, as he alludes to, the 28-year-old is especially effective when used as a central midfielder.

When at his best Sigurdsson can help to unlock opposing defences with precise passes, while he also poses a notable threat from set-pieces.

Everton are back in action tonight when they host Leicester City and Sigurdsson will hope to be deployed as an attacking midfielder again at the expense of Wayne Rooney.

Manager Sam Allardyce mentioned recently that it is difficult for Rooney and Sigurdsson to perform effectively together, and the latter will be determined to keep the former England international out of the side.

Everton may be in ninth place in the Premier League but they are just five points clear of the relegation zone and have much work to do in order to avoid the drop.

 

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