As first season at a new club go, Gylfi Sigurdsson’s will not remember his at Everton fondly. For both, 2017/18 campaign can be considered a write off.
The issues started in the summer transfer window. A protracted transfer from Swansea left Sigurdsson in limbo. By the time the two clubs finalised the deal, Sigurdsson needed to play catch up in more ways than one.
It showed in his early performances. A lack of fitness was evident; never mind a lack of acclimation to his new surroundings or the newfound attention and expectation a £50 million price tag brings. The problems at Goodison Park only helped to exacerbate the issues. Continue reading →